Religious Freedom: blog

SCOTUS Favors “Caesars Palace Over Calvary Chapel”

In another highly disappointing action, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the request of a Nevada church to be treated the same as bars, READ

SCOTUS Issues Two Major Wins for Religious Liberty

The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings on two major religious liberty cases yesterday. One found that federal departments had the authority to exempt religious READ

SCOTUS Strikes Montana Law That Discriminates Against Religious Schools

In a major win for school choice and religious liberty, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Montana law preventing religious schools READ

U.S. Department of State Releases 2019 International Religious Freedom Report

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of State made the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report available. The yearly report, required by the International Religious Freedom READ

SCOTUS Redefines “Sex” in Federal Law to Include “Sexual Orientation” & “Gender Identity”

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” For READ

Federal Judge Temporarily Restrains Cooper Executive Order Restricting Church Services in NC

Churches in North Carolina again are able to legally hold indoor worship services with more than 10 people in attendance, now that a federal READ

Why So Many Governors and Other Local Officials are Violating Religious Liberty

Whoever said, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” was certainly correct. Especially in times of crisis. For instance, it took a lawsuit to READ

National Day of Prayer Still On During Pandemic

The annual National Day of Prayer occurs tomorrow, Thursday, May 7, as people across America are invited to pray for our nation and the READ

U.S. Attorney General Seeks to Defend Religious Freedom Amidst Pandemic

As citizens across our nation strive to obey the rule of law imposing social distancing and other measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have READ

Evangelical Charity Gets Villain’s Welcome in NYC – FRC

This article originally appeared in Family Research Council’s “Washington Update” on April 14, 2020. All credit is given to FRC and Tony Perkins for READ

Trump Administration Takes A Stand For Religious Liberty, Again!

The Trump Administration announced new action last week to safeguard the rights of students to pray in public schools, and to ensure the federal READ

Chinese Pastor Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison

Pastor Wang Yi of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China was recently tried in secret and sentenced to nine years in prison by READ

Yes! Talk About Religion and Politics (POV)

When it comes to getting along with others, many of us have bought into the old adage: “Never talk about religion or politics.”  Well, READ

Recapping Behind Every Issue

In the Fall/Winter installment of Family North Carolina magazine, we introduced our end of year theme for 2019, “Behind Every Issue Is A Person.” Inspired READ

Pregnancy Center Reaches Major Settlement with City of Raleigh

Hand of Hope Pregnancy Centers may soon be allowed to open a fully operating center next door to an abortion clinic, after reaching an READ

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