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University of Iowa Held ‘Personally Liable’ for Discrimination Against Christian Student Group

By |October 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A federal court ruled University of Iowa officials must pay out of their own pockets for discriminating against a prominent Christian student group, calling the university's conduct "ludicrous" and "incredibly baffling" during a hearing last week. Judge Stephanie M. Rose of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa ruled Friday that the University of Iowa and its [...]

Christian Artists Celebrate Religious Freedom Win in Arizona Supreme Court

By |September 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A pair of Christian artists are celebrating a religious freedom win at the Arizona Supreme Court, which found the government cannot force them to make invitations for a same-sex wedding. Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, the owners of Brush & Nib Studio, appeared on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday and said they were "extremely excited" at the 4-3 decision that reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of Phoenix's [...]

Louisiana Public Schools Will Display ‘In God We Trust’ Beginning This School Year

By |August 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public school students in Louisiana will see the motto “In God We Trust” when they return to class this year. A bill signed into law by Governor John Bel Edwards in May 2018 will require the state’s public schools to display the motto “in each building it uses and in each school under its jurisdiction” by the 2019-2020 school year. The law, first [...]

Think Churches and Religious Schools Will Be Safe from the “Equality Act”? Think Again! (VIDEO)

By |June 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You might expect churches and religious schools, of all places, to remain safe from the government’s meddling hands. Our Constitution does guarantee religious freedom, after all. But if the “Equality Act” is passed, not even churches and religious schools will be safe from the government’s reach. The deceptively named Equality Act was introduced in both houses [...]

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 [...]

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