RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that it’s unconstitutional for a state to offer playground equipment to schools but exempt religious schools from receiving the aid. http://cvote.it/2sLaIA0 RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // CatholicVote: The Supreme Court’s ruling will be cited for years to come to boost religious liberty efforts. Show More Summary
When the Supreme Court of the United States released its latest batch of rulings on Monday, most eyes were on the court allowing partial implementation of the President’s travel ban on six Middle Eastern countries. The Big Three Networks...Show More Summary
Today is a great day for religious liberty! This morning the Supreme Court announced their 7-2 ruling in favor of a Missouri Christian school after the school was denied access to a state program for playground resurfacing funds — because officials believed the grant would be an unconstitutional state endorsement of religion. Why does this [...]
Via press release from Christian Newswire: The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty, applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari to Masterpiece Cakeshop in its case against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Show More Summary
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“This decision is not only deeply upsetting for the rights of LGBT individuals living in Mississippi, but also for the protection of religious liberty in our country,” Roberta Kaplan, lead counsel for the plaintiffs, said in a statement. The post The Logic—or Lack Thereof—Behind the Fifth Circuit’s Decision to Lift an Injunction of an Anti-LGBTQ Law appeared first on Rewire.
The Southern Baptist Convention is standing strong for the rights of unborn babies, leader Russell Moore said this week. Moore is the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), the public policy arm of the Christian denomination, one of the largest in the world. The convention’s annual meeting was this week. On Wednesday, […]
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty has sent a brief to the Supreme Court in the travel-ban case—but unlike most of the many briefs in that case, it takes no position on whether the Court should uphold or nullify the ban. Its goal,...Show More Summary
Cardinals Cupich and Tobin led the fight against making the USCCB religious liberty committee permanent.
'So far, I would call it a hopeful stance,' the bishop said.
Two African American pro-life leaders filed a lawsuit Friday against the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., alleging that it violated their rights to freedom of speech and religious liberty. The lawsuit stems from an incident on Feb. 1 when the Rev. Clenard H. Childress Jr. and Jacqueline Hawkins, two […]
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // A coach fired for praying after football games gets his day in court today. Coach Joe Kennedy of Bremerton, Washington, not only has a powerful legal team on his side, but he also has NFL Hall of Famer (and former Congressman) Steve Largent lending his support. http://cvote.it/2taMXP5 LGBT // Christian soccer player refuses to wear gay pride jersey, [...]
"We're under siege, you understand that," Trump said, referring to attacks on "religious liberty."
The New York Daily News reports: As his former FBI Director accused him of lying during riveting testimony delivered just miles away, President Trump on Thursday uncharacteristically ignored James Comey and the growing Russia probe,Show More Summary
Trump tells religious conservative activists that they "picked a winner" in helping elect a president who will defend their religious liberty.
The Little Sisters the Poor are hoping the Trump administration will deliver on that religious exemption to the HHS contraceptive mandate.
In his address to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast this morning, Vice President Mike Pence renewed the White Houses commitment to the sanctity of life. This was a completely lost concept under the Obama Administration.
They say it’s about religious liberty; but really, they just don’t want women to have control over their bodies and destinies. Let’s talk real talk.
A Colorado cake shop won't serve a same-sex couple, tying the Supreme Court in knots.