Episode 7: Religious Liberty | Piero Tozzi on The Naked Constitution Podcast with Adam Freedman

Video: Rev. Sirico Responds to Court Ruling on Tyndale House and Obamacare | The Blaze.tv at Acton Institute

After The Election | Alan Sears at the Alliance Defending Freedom

Bible Publisher Challenges Abortion Drug Mandate

Pulpit politics: Pastors endorse candidates, thumbing noses at the IRS | NBS (includes videos)

    NBC (includes several videos of pastors): About 1,600 pastors across the country violated a 58-year-old ban on political endorsements by churches in October by explicitly backing political candidates in their Sunday sermons, according to the Alliance Defending Freedom of Scottsdale, Ariz., a conservative Christian legal organization behind a campaign called Pulpit Freedom Sunday . . . The Alliance Defending Freedom asserts that it’s working to further the rights of all religious groups, but it’s an explicitly Christian organization, with a heavy representation of evangelical members and leaders. One clue to its philosophy is that it made it Pulpit Freedom “Sunday” — choosing the Christian Sabbath, instead of more broadly embracing the Jewish Sabbath (Saturday) and the Muslim day of worship (Friday) . . . But Erik Stanley, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, said it’s clear that the agency is sidestepping the issue. “We surmise the IRS has shut down all its church audits,” Stanley said. As time goes on, he added, “It may become clear that the IRS has taken the position that it will not censor a pastor.”


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Fight brewing over transgender person in Evergreen College locker room | MyNorthWest

Pastor heralds success of endorsing from the pulpit, challenging IRS | CNN (includes video)

Colorado Springs pastor protests IRS, delivers political sermon | Fox21News (includes ADF video)

Pastors Take Politics to the Pulpit, Defy IRS | CBN (videos)

Religious Leaders Nationwide Defy The IRS To Endorse Political Candidates On ‘pulpit Freedom Sunday’ | The Blaze

1,200 pastors to flout IRS regulations, speak out on politics from the pulpit Sunday | LifeSiteNews

Engaging the Issues: Are America’s Pulpits Free? | Erik Stanley Audio with the FPC of WV

Pastors Will Unite Against IRS To Deliver ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Political Sermons (poll) | The Blaze

NEK Inn Settles Discrimination Lawsuit | Jim Campbell on Vermont NPR

Check out this powerful ADF video defending marriage

“Gay people compared to racists and polygamists in new video” | GayStarNews

Powerful marriage video prompts attacks on Alliance Defending Freedom and allies as “hate groups”