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U.S. demands China release jailed Christian activist

By June Cheng
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China | The United States is demanding the release of a Chinese human rights lawyer who represented churches whose crosses the government tore down in a crackdown on…

March for Life’s court victory—and ours

By La Shawn Barber
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Healthcare Mandate | The irony of a sweeping, expensive, and burdensome law like Obamacare is that a pro-life organization has to sue the federal government to avoid aiding and…

City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

By Courtney Crandell
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Courts | The city of Austin, Texas, will pay $480,000 in court and attorney’s fees to five pregnancy resource centers in a settlement following a June 2014 district…

The clerk’s disobedience

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religious Liberty | If there had been income tax back then, Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) would not have paid it. And seeing as he had no property to speak of, he could not…

Churches and taxation: An old tradition draws new opponents

Churches and taxation: An old tradition draws new opponents

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | The genesis of property tax exemption for churches goes back to the book of Exodus. During the time of the Old Testament, the Egyptians exempted their…

Kentucky clerk appeals marriage license case to high court

By Mickey McLean & Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide to…

Religious groups: Don’t dismantle USCIRF

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | International advocates back Sen. Marco Rubio’s reauthorization bill and insist the United States needs a strong, independent voice for religious liberty

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | DENVER—Several Denver City Council members want to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at Denver International Airport (DIA), claiming the fast food chain CEO’s…

Four important religious liberty cases on trial

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | Several religious liberty cases are making their way through the legal system, many arising from decisions the U.S. Supreme Court has made. While some, like…

What keeps Russell Moore up at night?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The Southern Baptist leader talks about culture, the gospel, and politics

Midday Roundup: Jimmy Carter’s cancer has spread to his brain

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | In God’s hands. Former President Jimmy Carter gave more details about his battle with cancer this morning, saying he has melanoma that has spread to his…

Where do the candidates stand on religious liberty?

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

 
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