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Christians in Russia Under Attack From Putin's Law Banning Evangelism Outside of Churches

Russia's so-called "anti-extremism" law that restricts evangelism and missionary activities went into effect on Wednesday, and religious freedom advocacy groups say they are starting to assess the impact it will have on Christians in the country.

Mike Pence, States’ Rights, and Freedom to Discriminate

We must challenge the long-standing and deeply-held biases within some denominations that employ “religious” justifications that allow them the “religious freedom” to oppress. The post Mike Pence, States’ Rights, and Freedom to Discriminate appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Ted Cruz, in Convention Speech, Talks About Protecting Religious Freedom of Atheists. Seriously.

While much of the talk from Night 3 of the Republican National Convention surrounds Sen. Ted Cruz's stunning non-endorsement of Donald Trump, let me go back to what he said before the crowd began booing him as if Hillary Clinton stepped onto that stage herself. Because Cruz almost sounded reasonable for a moment. (It didn't last.)

Story of Religious Freedom Defense's Star Witness Is a Canard

Don't be too quick to buy former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran's tale of religious persecution.

Ex-Atlanta Fire Chief Removed for Faith: Gov't the Biggest Threat to Religious Freedom

Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired from his job last year after the city took offense to a book he wrote on his Christian faith promoting biblical marriage, shared his testimony before a House committee, speaking about the need for a measure to protect religious freedom for those who believe in traditional marriage.

Mike Pence is Not a Good Choice for Trump as VP, says Writer

Joy Pullmann over at The Federalist pulls no punches in her criticism of Mike Pence and lack of political backbone over religious freedom: Pence not only blinked, he practically got on his knees and begged a tiny minority group whose adherents will never vote for him or his party to stop economically blackmailing his state […]

The Accidental Running Mate

Today, Donald Trump put Indiana Governor Mike Pence in position to be one heartbeat away from leadership of what we used to call the Free World. Pence is a world-class Conservative. In 2015 he signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which legalized discrimination based on sexual orientation. This was the case of the [...]Show More Summary

That Time Jon Stewart Kicked Mike Pence For Anti-Gay Bigot Law

A reminder from April, 2015.... The Daily Show's Jon Stewart returned from vacation this Monday and started off the week by ripping the defenders of Indiana's so-called "religious freedom" law that Gov. Mike Pence was just forced toShow More Summary

Hillary Clinton Highlights Mike Pence’s Anti-LGBT Past in New Video – WATCH 

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a new video released on Instagram on Friday, Hillary Clinton takes aim at Trump’s running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, and his history of opposing LGBT rights. Pence was behind Indiana’s disastrous Religious Freedom Restoration A… Read The post Hillary Clinton Highlights Mike Pence’s Anti-LGBT Past in New Video – WATCH  appeared first on Towleroad.

"The law Pence signed — a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) — has been around since President Bill Clinton approved a federal version of the law in 1993."

"Traditionally, RFRAs were used to protect religious minorities, including the Amish and Muslims. But as conservatives have lost battles over LGBTQ rights (particularly same-sex marriage), they have turned to religious freedom laws in...Show More Summary

Religious Freedom in the Military Under Increased Assault, Advocates Say

Christians must remain vigilant in light of increased assaults on religious liberty in the military, Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty Director Ron Crews argued Tuesday.

Here’s What Mike Pence Said on LGBT Issues Over the Years

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s likely running mate, attracted national attention last year when he signed a religious freedom law that members of the LGBT community said could worsen discrimination against them. After criticism from the business community, Pence signed an amendment to the law intended to protect gays and lesbians. But it was…

Religious Freedom Non-Existent in North Korea, Over 100,000 Suffering in Back-Breaking Work Camps

Religious freedom remains non-existent in the oppressive regime of North Korea's Kim Jong Un, with evidence showing that over 100,000 people, some spanning three generations back, are forced to work in back-breaking camps, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee reports.

FRC Withdraws Support for Bill to Protect Gay Marriage Opponents' Religious Freedom After Its Weakened in Congress

The social conservative advocacy group Family Research Council has withdrawn its support for a religious freedom bill introduced in Congress last year that aims to protect individuals and institutions from being punished by the federal government over opposition to same-sex marriage.

Pence defines himself as a Christian above all else. Do Christians want him for VP?

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He has often put his faith first in his political decision-making. But in his moment in the national spotlight, some say he backed down on religious freedom.

Religious freedom law will be back in the spotlight if Trump picks Pence as his running mate

Donald Trump appears to be leaning toward Mike Pence as his running mate July 14, 2016, 1:32 p.m. Donald Trump appears to have chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his vice presidential running mate.Trump will formally announce his running mate on Friday in New YorkBernie Sanders lands a book dealRuth...

Mike Pence once kicked NCAA hornet’s nest with Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law

One of the most significant moments during the administration of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who emerged Thursday as the likely choice to be the running mate of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, came in the spring of 2015 when the state legislature passed a “religious freedom” bill. Just days after it was […]

-Iowa Civil Rights Commission Backs Down and Supports Religious Freedom

Earlier this month, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission seemed to be saying that any church that opened its doors to the public was subject to the state’s discrimination laws and transgender bathroom regulations. It was tantamount to legally requiring pastors and churches to refrain from preaching or teaching traditional Christian doctrine and, in particular, Biblical […]

Billboard For Upcoming Christian Movie Rejected Before RNC Convention For Being “Too Incendiary”

There was a time when the Republican party was the party of family, morals, and religious freedoms. In this season of Trump, and the new GOP (as I’ve been reminded by rabid Trumpling cultists, time and again), a lot has changed. More Summary

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