Religious Liberty

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Contraception exceptions

By Emily Belz
Posted

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
Posted

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
Posted

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…

Fear and flight

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Islamist takeover of Mosul is a ‘crime against humanity’ the world isn't watching

Christian newspaper editor files discrimination complaint over firing

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Religious Liberty | An Iowa newspaper editor is claiming his former employer fired him because of his biblical beliefs about sexuality. Bob Eschliman, the former editor-in-chief…

Meriam Ibrahim released from Sudan

By J.C. Derrick & Jamie Dean
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Persecution | After diplomatic efforts by the Italian government, the family arrived safely this morning in Rome

Obama: LGBT conduct trumps religious freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | President Barack Obama on Monday ignored the concerns of religious conservatives and signed an executive order adding sexuality and gender identity to a list…

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