Religious Liberty

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Houston anti-bias policy fight postponed until January

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance will not be put to voters this year after an important deadline to get it on the November ballot passed…

Midday Roundup: Is Rick Perry a criminal or victim of politics?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Undeterred. Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to continue his unofficial presidential campaign despite a grand jury’s indictment of him Friday for abuse of power.

Houston anti-bias policy fight hinges on petition review

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | A Texas judge has suspended Houston’s controversial new LGBT anti-bias ordinance pending a hearing Friday. Conservatives sued the city of Houston Aug. 5…

The doctor who refused to abort

By Daniel James Devine
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Q&A | Bogdan Chazan lost his post heading a Polish government–run maternity hospital after he said his conscience prevented him from killing an unborn child

Contraception exceptions

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | White House moves to write a new, new accommodation for nonprofits

Houston rejects petition to send LGBT anti-bias policy to voters

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE (9:15 p.m. EDT): The Houston Area Pastors Council and other city conservatives Wednesday night declared their “great disgust” with Mayor…

Is the U.S. religious freedom report all bark and no bite?

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the…

Atheist group court victory could prove good for churches

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | An atheist group reached a settlement earlier this month with the Internal Revenue Service over stronger enforcement of policies against “church…

Mississippi pro-lifers sue police for harassment

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Life Legal Defense Association (LLDF) filed suit July 23 against the Jackson, Miss., Police Department, for allegedly violating the First Amendment rights…

Court declares Ground Zero cross an important historic symbol

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. (Psalm 14:1) The…

Conservatives cheer Obama nominee for religious liberty post

By Andrew Branch
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Persecution | President Barack Obama got rare commendations from conservatives on Monday when he announced his nominee for a long-vacant State Department post charged with…

University fires scientist after dinosaur discovery offers young earth evidence

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A scientist is suing California State University, Northridge (CSUN) for firing him after he publicized a discovery that suggests dinosaurs roamed America…

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