Religious Liberty

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Midday Roundup: Governor strikes clerk names from Kentucky marriage licenses

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Conscience protection. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin made good on a campaign promise Tuesday, issuing an executive order that removes county clerks’ names from…

Massachusetts court: Catholic school must hire gay employees

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | A Massachusetts state court ruled this week that a Catholic school may not deny employment to a homosexual, a decision activists hail as the first of its kind…

Football coach suspended for praying files discrimination complaint

By Lynde Langdon
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Religious Liberty | A Bremerton, Wash., high school football coach suspended for praying on the field after games has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment…

Christian defiance this Christmas season

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | Christians aren’t biblically required to display or act out the nativity of Christ. We aren’t mandated to keep Christian symbols erected on…

North Carolina sued over conscience protections for magistrates

By Wayne Stender
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Courts | Three couples are suing the state of North Carolina over gay marriage discrimination that isn’t happening. The lawsuit targets protections for magistrates…

Big win for Canadian Christian law school

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Key religious freedom case likely headed for Canada’s Supreme Court


Defending dissent

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | “Let grace be shown to the wicked, Yet he will not learn righteousness; In the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly, And will not behold the majesty of…

VA hospital reverses Christmas tree ban

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Officials at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Va., sent an email to employees last week banning Christmas trees in public areas, only to quickly…

Pro-family professor faces punishment on discrimination charges

By Kiley Crossland
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Religious Liberty | A tenured California professor engulfed in controversy surrounding his advocacy of traditional marriage is still awaiting a final sentence from his university…

Swedish court rules midwives must perform abortions

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A district court in Sweden last week ruled against midwife Ellinor Grimmark, who was denied employment at four hospitals because she refuses to participate in…

Dallas conservatives want new ‘bathroom bill’ put to a public vote

By Katie Gaultney
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Transgenderism | DALLAS—Just a few days after celebrating victory over a so-called “bathroom bill” in Houston, Texas conservatives found themselves blindsided by the…

Supreme challenge

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Nonprofits subject to the contraceptive mandate will get their day at the high court

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