Religious Liberty

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Midday Roundup: Mississippi legislature passes religious freedom protections

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Free exercise. Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation yesterday that reiterates constitutional protections for religious freedom. Proponents say the law is…

Globe Trot: Conflicting agendas frame Obama’s Saudi visit

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: President Barack Obama today travels to Saudi Arabia, where he hopes to repair frayed relations. Human rights groups hope the president will…

Midday Roundup: Obama gets papal lesson on religious liberty

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Life and liberty. Pope Francis pointed to issues of “particular relevance for the church” in the United States when he met with President Barack Obama…

God and Caesar (again)

By Cal Thomas
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Healthcare Mandate | “Well, then,” Jesus said, “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God.” (Mark 12:17, Living Paraphrase) When…

Signs and Wonders: Two of the Democrats’ rising stars flame out

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Power corrupts. Yesterday was not a good day for Democrats. Two of the party’s rising stars on opposite sides of the country now face corruption charges. In…

Inside the Hobby Lobby case: Going to extremes

By Nick Eicher
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Q&A | Editor's note: Springtime snow fell on demonstrators outside the Supreme Court this week as lawyers battled inside over Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate.

Lawyers optimistic after Hobby Lobby hearing

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | In today’s Supreme Court arguments on the contraceptive mandate, the justices seemed bothered by executive power over religious freedom

Signs and Wonders: GOP gains ground in bid to retake the Senate

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | GOP opportunity. Political prognosticator Nate Silver correctly predicted President Barack Obama’s victory in 2008 and 2012, as well as all 35 Senate races…

Volunteers must leave Maine campus ministry

By Sarah Padbury
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Education | The leaders of a campus ministry at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, must step down as of May 1 because they refused to sign…

Canadian teachers fight government’s religious gag order

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | A Canadian private school wants the right to modify a curriculum that requires all religions, including Wicca and paganism, to be taught as “equally…

Religious liberty under siege

By The Editors
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Religious Liberty | Read this brief to understand the issues involved in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties Supreme Court case

Forced agnosticism at the Air Force Academy

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | In response to complaints about a Scripture posted on a dorm room door, academy officials say cadet leaders must suppress their faith

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