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Religious Freedom Expert: Global War on Christians Intensifying

By |April 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Sri Lanka Easter Sunday massacre on three churches is a signal the Muslim extremist war on Christians is intensifying across the world and something needs to be done about it, a religious freedom expert told Fox News. Nina Shea, director of the Center for Religious Freedom of the Hudson Institute, said the United States needs to do more to protect Christians [...]

Chinese Officials Wipe Away First Commandment From Church Display Because It Challenges Power of President

By |February 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Chinese government officials have ordered the removal of a church display which contained the First Commandment because they believe it directly contradicts the policy of President Xi Jinping. The government-approved Three-Self Church was forced to remove the First Commandment after a visit from the central “patrol inspection team” of Luoyang city and Luoning county United Front Work Department. According [...]

Trump Celebrates ‘Religious Freedom Day’: ‘Innate To Every Human Person’

By |January 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

President Trump reaffirmed his support for religious liberty on Wednesday in celebration of Religious Freedom Day. In his proclamation to honor the day, President Trump praised religious liberty as being "innate to the dignity of every human person." “On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate our Nation’s long-standing commitment to freedom of conscience and the freedom to profess one’s [...]

California Parents Sue District Over “Bring Your Bible To School” Day

By |January 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A Huntington Beach, Calif. family has sued its school district alleging it is violating students' rights to freedom of speech and freedom of religion after two brothers were told not to hand out flyers promoting Bring Your Bible to School Day during the school day. The school district insists it is just following policy. Brothers Micah, 10, and Nieka Bausch, 8, were told they [...]

Sessions: ‘This Department of Justice is Going to Court Across America to Defend the Rights of People of Faith’

By |August 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a speech on religious liberty. Here are his remarks, as prepared for delivery, about the new task force on religious liberty, the Justice Department fighting for the rights of religious Americans, and what the Trump administration has done to promote religious freedom. Let us be frank. A dangerous movement, [...]

Pence, Pompeo Address Religious Freedom Ministerial

By |July 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pence: If Turkey doesn’t free pastor Andrew Brunson, ‘the United States will impose significant sanctions.’ Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered remarks at the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom on Thursday. The summit includes delegates from about 80 countries and representatives from civil society organizations from around the world, as well [...]

Several Iranian Christians to Serve Time in Prison

By |June 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Four Iranian Christians will soon begin serving ten-year prison sentences after a court ruled the Church of Iran members were "promoting Zionist Christianity" and running house churches. A court recently upheld the convictions sending the four men to prison for longer than was expected, and they could receive a call within the next day to report at the prison [...]

Judges Rule: Christian School Can be Banned from Michigan Township

By |May 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

US Supreme Court will not review case of Christian school banned from Michigan Township. A panel of a U.S. Court of Appeals said Friday that a Michigan Township can forbid a Christian school from moving into its city. First Liberty Institute, which is representing Livingston Christian School, called it a "very dangerous" precedent. "This precedent is [...]

Appeals Court Orders Christians to Pay Lesbians $135,000 for Refusing to Bake ‘Wedding’ Cake

By |January 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

PORTLAND, Oregon - A U.S. court of appeal dealt religious freedom another legal blow last week as it upheld a penalty against Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein for declining to create a "wedding" cake for two lesbians almost five years ago. Lawyers for the Kleins said state Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and the state Bureau of Labor and [...]

Judge Dismisses Satanist’s Lawsuit to Remove “In God We Trust” From Money

By |December 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another attempt to remove “In God We Trust” from U.S. currency has been foiled by the courts… but this one was always a long shot. This past May, a self-described “non-theistic Satanist” from Illinois, Kenneth Mayle, filed a lawsuit against Congress, the country itself, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and others arguing that the religious phrase “substantially burdened” his free exercise [...]

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