Religious Liberty

 
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The light of the sun in a dark basement

By Jamie Dean
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Daniel of the Year | Congressman Frank Wolf has spent more than three decades showing up in far corners of the globe to help the most vulnerable—and the ‘patron saint of…

God’s elephant in the room

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Iran | Earlier this month  The Economist  ran a special report on Iran, a nation classified by the U.S. State Department as the world’s leading sponsor of…

Colorado high school bans prayer meeting during ‘free time’

Colorado high school bans prayer meeting during ‘free time’

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Colorado high school senior is suing school officials after they told him he couldn’t meet with his Christian friends during a “free period.” The…

Religious minorities find a voice in Indonesia, Nepal

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Even as persecution of Christians grows in much of the world, government officials in two countries recently spoke out in favor of religious freedom for all,

Wheaton ROTC draws fire over faith requirements for leaders

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | Mikey Weinstein, the founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), is known for his tenacious application of the First Amendment’s…

Appeals court stops atheist effort to nix clergy tax break

Appeals court stops atheist effort to nix clergy tax break

By Lynde Langdon
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Courts | An appeals court Thursday tossed out an anti-religion group’s lawsuit challenging a tax exemption for clergy. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled…

Taking a stand

Taking a stand

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religious Liberty | If it comes to breaking civil law, American Christians will have company

A small beginning

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | Elected officials from many nations gather to combat religious persecution

Private schools win textbook funding battle in New Mexico

Private schools win textbook funding battle in New Mexico

By Sarah Padbury
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Education | The New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld a law requiring the state’s Department of Education to supply free textbooks to all students in the state, regardless…

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | The governing board of the Law Society of British Columbia decided last week not to admit graduates of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school,

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Shoe shopping. In a series of short videos, the Royal Ballet shows how important and individual are a dancer’s pointe shoes. One video shows how cobblers…

Stand down or stand our ground?

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | Now that a federal court has ruled North Carolina’s law affirming the definition of marriage as the union between a man and a woman unconstitutional,

 
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