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Texas Community Responds to Group’s Call to Remove Courthouse Crosses

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

A small town an hour north of Houston, Texas is defying an outside group's demand to take down a Courthouse cross with one simple act. After the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation complained that four crosses on the San Jacinto County Courthouse violated the Constitution and should be taken down immediately, the community rallied, Texas-style. Hundreds gathered at a town hall and [...]

Religious Freedom: What’s at Stake If We Lose It

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

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution begins, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof … ” Fast forward almost 250 years and religious freedom is one of the most pressing issues in American culture today. Let’s take a look at some of the concerns surrounding [...]

Pennsylvania School Drops ‘God Bless America’ After Complaint

By |May 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Pennsylvania elementary school principal will no longer say “God Bless America” following the Pledge of Allegiance after the district received a legal complaint on behalf of a parent who claimed that doing so broke the law. Peter Brigg, the principal of Sabold Elementary School in Springfield, would say the phrase after reciting the pledge over [...]

Pompeo Defends Religious Freedom During Meetings in London

By |May 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LONDON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo participated in a religious freedom round table Wednesday morning with a number of faith leaders from the UK and other countries. The meeting took place at Lambeth Palace, the longtime residence of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury. “I know that this area of freedom of religion and belief has been a [...]

Massachusetts Democrats Want to Remove ‘God’ From Oath of Office

By |May 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Democratic lawmakers in Massachusetts want to take "God" out of the oath of office for every elected official in the Bay State. The bill, proposed by State Representative Mindy Domb, D-Amherst, would amend the state Constitution -- the oldest in the country -- from "so help me, God," to a longer, secular version: "This I do under the [...]

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, [...]

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