Religious Liberty

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Free speech still cool on campus, religious freedom … not so much

By James Bruce
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Higher Education | Two prominent research universities have publicly affirmed their commitment to free speech, even as state legislatures debate whether a Christian campus…

Judge nixes Houston pastors’ petition for anti-bias policy vote

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Courts | HOUSTON—A Harris County district judge ruled Friday that plaintiffs fell 585 signatures short of the required count on a petition recalling a controversial…

Midday Roundup: Bombing victims oppose death penalty for Tsarnaev

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Plea for mercy. The parents of the youngest person killed in the Boston Marathon bombing have asked federal prosecutors not to seek the death penalty for…

Conservative event sparks pro-gay GOP angst

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | Log Cabin Republicans launch ‘bully movement’ after being denied exhibit space at the Western Conservative Summit

Losing their shirts

By Jamie Dean
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Religious Liberty | Christian small-business owners across the country are under threat as gay activists try to force them to affirm homosexuality. This assault on religious…

California pregnancy centers fight law forcing them to give abortion info

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | California lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would require pregnancy care centers to tell clients they can get abortions from state-funded…

ACLU sues government over contracts with religious aid agencies

By Courtney Crandell
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Religious Liberty | The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit April 6 against the Obama administration for documents regarding government funding contracts issued to…

Wyoming Catholics stay off the federal aid reservation

By James Bruce
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Religious Liberty | Wyoming Catholic College (WCC) has decided to forgo Title IV federal funding in order to protect its commitment to Roman Catholic teaching. In doing so, the…

Signature haggling continues in Houston anti-bias ordinance case

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Courts | HOUSTON—In what many expected to be the final hearing in the lawsuit against the City of Houston and Mayor Annise Parker, attorneys continued Monday to…

RFRA’s golden opportunity

By Jeff Koch
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Faith & Inspiration | Last week’s storm over Indiana’s RFRA law was quite the spectacle. Who imagined a modest attempt to protect rights of conscience would cause so many folks…

Students fight North Dakota schools for right to start pro-life clubs

By Courtney Crandell
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Education | A school district in North Dakota has denied two high school students’ requests to start pro-life clubs, despite previously approving clubs for Fellowship…

A watershed cultural moment for America

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | This week, I discussed with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview whether the cultural climate of the debate over sexuality and…

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