Religious Liberty

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Little Sisters rejects government ‘accommodation’

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | Catholic group becomes the first major litigant to fight the latest nonprofit regulation

Barely fighting Irish

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare | Did Notre Dame, one of the only major Catholic universities to sue over the Obamacare contraceptive mandate (and so far lose), derail its own case?

Parent protests save schools’ Christian plaques—for now

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Texas school superintendent reversed his decision to cover up—and eventually remove—two plaques with Christian wording located on school grounds after…

Americans in North Korea beg for someone to negotiate their release

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | North Korea paraded three American detainees before foreign media in Pyongyang on Monday, appearing to let them speak freely about their plight. The…

International religious freedom needs a champion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Founded in 1977 by Baroness Caroline Cox, Christian Solidarity Worldwide is a human rights organization specializing in religious freedom. Benedict Rogers…

Obama administration takes Supreme Court hint

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | New contraceptive mandate regulations follow model of the court’s Wheaton College order

New York farmers ordered to host gay weddings

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | An administrative law judge in New York has found a couple guilty of discrimination because they refused to allow two lesbians to rent their farm for a…

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

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