Religious Liberty
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February 17th, 2020
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By: Lathan Watts – foxnews.com – February 16, 2019 Family Research Council President and Pastor Tony Perkins on how the President has stood up for those of faith despite his critics. President’s Day began as a day to celebrate and commemorate the life and unmatched character and achievements of George Washington, who was born Feb. 22, and later, Abraham Lincoln,...
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February 14th, 2020
Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines.
By: Rod Boshart – thegazette.com – February 13, 2020 Individuals and businesses in Iowa would be granted broader legal protection to take actions guided by their religious beliefs under a bill approved Thursday by a Senate subcommittee. The bill was advanced to the full Senate Local Government Committee for consideration on a 2-1 vote, despite concerns voiced by businesses struggling to attract...
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February 14th, 2020
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By: Lacey McNiel – firstliberty.org – February 10, 2020 Today, First Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States to protect the right of religious schools to decide who teaches their faith in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru. “The Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision that the Constitution bars the government from...
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January 30th, 2020
U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks
By: Tobias Hoonhout – nationalreview.com – January 29, 2020 Attorney General William Barr warned New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan of “an organized, militant secular effort” to suppress religion in “the marketplace of ideas” in an interview Wednesday. “The problem today is not that religious people are trying to impose their views on non-religious people,” Barr told Dolan on his SiriusXM radio...
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January 17th, 2020
The flag and the cross
By: T. Jipping & S. Neville – stream.org –  January 16, 2020 We celebrate Thursday, Jan. 16, as Religious Freedom Day, the anniversary of the passage in 1786 of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Unfortunately, the percentage of Americans who have heard of the law, or the day that commemorates it, is shockingly small. Yet Thomas Jefferson, who authored...
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November 12th, 2019
Blaine Adamson
By:  Steve West – world.wng.org – November 5, 2019 The Kentucky Supreme Court vindicated a Christian printer who didn’t want to print pro-LGBT messages, but the victory may prove hollow. The court dismissed an LGBT organization’s discrimination claims last Thursday but left significant free speech questions unanswered. Since 2012, Blaine Adamson, the owner of Lexington, Ky., print shop Hands On...
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October 29th, 2019
Chinese Bible
By: Caleb Parke – foxnews.com – October 28, 2019 China is cracking down on Christianity and other religions as part of a campaign by the country’s Communist Party to “eradicate” so-called “pornography and illegal publications,” according to a Chinese persecution watchdog. One branch of the Protestant Three-Self Church, located in the northeastern province of Liaoning, was fined the equivalent of $1,400 after South...
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October 25th, 2019
Oil painting of Jesus
By: Lathan Watts – americanthinker.com – October 16, 2019 Democratic presidential debates provide an excellent opportunity for the aspiring leaders of the party to address and embrace religious freedom for all Americans. Religious freedom should be considered a positive fundamental American principle by both major political parties. At least one of the Democratic presidential hopefuls — Beto O’Rourke — has stated that churches who...
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October 17th, 2019
Jeremy & Kristy Morris Christmas Display
By: First Liberty Institute – globenewswire.com – May 6, 2019 irst Liberty Institute is appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of Jeremy and Kristy Morris after a judge overruled a jury verdict finding the Idaho man’s HOA discriminated against him based on his religion.  First Liberty is asking the Ninth Circuit to reinstate the jury’s...
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October 17th, 2019
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By: Attorney General William P. Barr – justice.gov – October 11, 2019 Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Tom, for your kind introduction. Bill and Roger, it’s great to be with you. Thank you to the Notre Dame Law School and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture for graciously extending an invitation to address you today. I’d also like...
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