Religious Liberty
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June 19th, 2018
Ragamuffins Coffee House
By: Brock Simmons – thegatewaypundit.com – June 17, 2018 Between Baltimore and D.C., in the suburb of Laurel, sits Ragamuffins Coffee House. Run by neighborhood Redemption Community Church, the nonprofit coffee shop opened with the intention of serving the community as well as presenting the Gospel. Until the city instituted a new zoning ordinance, banning the coffee shop from holding...
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June 15th, 2018
Cross Fit Equipment
By: Lindsey Bever – washingtonpost.com – June 7, 2018 A top CrossFit employee has been fired after applauding a gym that shut down a workout session supporting the LGBT community, saying “celebrating ‘pride’ is a sin.” Russell Berger, who has been previously identified by The Washington Post as a head trainer and company spokesman, made the statement Wednesday on Twitter,...
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June 15th, 2018
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By: Stephanie N. Taub – nationalreview.com – May 18, 2018 A bill in the state assembly would restrict access to information on marriage and human sexuality. People have a right to hear all sides of controversial issues and to decide for themselves what they want to believe. They should be free to buy books and attend conferences that address controversial...
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June 15th, 2018
AG Jeff Sessions
By: Melissa Quinn – washingtonexaminer.com – June 13, 2018 The Justice Department has rolled out a new initiative that aims to protect the ability of religious institutions to access facilities through increased enforcement of federal land use provisions. Called the “Place to Worship” Initiative, the project will emphasize the ability of places of worship and religious institutions to build, expand,...
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June 15th, 2018
Orthodox Jew in Airmont, NY
By: Staff – firstliberty.org – June, 2018 Welcome to Airmont, NY, a village born in bigotry The Village of Airmont’s infamous history has been well documented by the New York Times and others. Until 1991, Airmont was an unincorporated area of Ramapo, governed by the Town’s zoning decisions. In the mid-1980s, an organization called the Airmont Civic Association, Inc. (“ACA”),...
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June 14th, 2018
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By: Linda Wall – barbwire.com – June 1, 2018 When the voice of the Living God thundered at me, “You’ve put me off ten years, you won’t put me off any longer,” I knew it was my last chance to repent and turn from my homosexuality. America is rapidly moving towards her last chance for “REPENTANCE”. The dominoes are falling....
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June 14th, 2018
Jack Phillips
By: Jonathan Saenz – txvalues.org – June 4, 2018 This morning the U.S. Supreme Court released its Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, holding 7-2 that the Colorado government violated the constitutional rights (Free Exercise Clause) of private business owner and cake baker Jack Phillips. Last year, Texas Values joined 32 state family policy organizationsfrom across the country supporting Colorado cake shop owner Jack...
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June 13th, 2018
Brownsburg High School Band in Indiana.
By: Todd Starnes – toddstarnes.com – June 11, 2018 Resign or be fired. That was the stunning ultimatum delivered to John Kluge, a teacher at Indiana’s Brownsburg High School and a devout follower of Jesus Christ. The 28-year-old had conducted the school’s orchestra and taught music theory classes for four years. He also served as the faculty sponsor for an...
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June 12th, 2018
Bibles given to North Koreans
By: Josh Shepherd – stream.org – June 10, 2018 Following a months-long process of advance work, on Tuesday President Donald Trump and North Korea supreme leader Kim Jong Un are expected to meet face-to-face in Singapore. It will be the first-ever meeting between a U.S. president and a North Korean head of state. On Thursday, President Trump noted the meeting...
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June 7th, 2018
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By: David French – nationalreview.com – June 5, 2018 A day after the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, I find myself in an uncomfortable position on two counts. First, I’m more optimistic and pleased than I was yesterday (I’m far more comfortable with cynicism). And, second, I find myself disagreeing with some of the smartest folks in conservatism. Andrew McCarthy has an...
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