Religious Liberty
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August 15th, 2019
Harris Funeral Home - MI
By: ADF Staff – adflegal.org – July 20, 2019 Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a Michigan funeral home filed a petition Friday with the U.S. Supreme Court that asks the court to review a lower-court decision that redefines the word “sex” in federal law to mean “gender identity.” A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled...
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August 15th, 2019
Equality Act in the Senate
The Equality Act, which has already passed in the House, is being considered in the Senate. The Equality Act specifically overrides the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, removing legal protection for Christians who want to exercise their right of conscience.
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August 9th, 2019
Trump at podium
By: Jeremy Dys – firstthings.com – May 2019 Two years into Donald Trump’s presidency, conservative religious voters who supported him despite reports of his personal immorality appear to have been vindicated. Religious freedom has turned out to be, as candidate Trump promised, one of President Trump’s chief priorities. And he has prioritized it to good effect. Three months into his presidency,...
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July 26th, 2019
SC Monument w Lord scrubbed
By: Caleb Parke – FoxNews.com – July 25, 2019 Tega Cay City Manager Charlotte Charlie says city hall received complaints almost immediately after the memorial went up and, following meetings with the city attorney, they decided to get rid of the word in question. After literally scrubbing references to the “Lord” from a memorial honoring fallen police officers, a “divided” South Carolina...
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July 12th, 2019
praying-students
By: Nicole Russell – stream.org – July 11, 2019 A Christian student group at Wayne State University will ask a federal court on Wednesday to require public universities to treat religious student groups equally to other campus groups. This particular case, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship v. Wayne State University, demonstrates the many ways progressives twist the concept of discrimination to serve their own purposes....
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July 12th, 2019
Opengraph
By: Staff – firstliberty.org – June 9, 2019 Lawsuit seeks documents explaining decision to ban popular restaurant from having location at airport because of the chain’s charitable giving First Liberty Institute today joined a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton seeking documents from San Antonio city officials regarding the City’s decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from operating at the...
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June 27th, 2019
Fight Against Religious Persecution
We must do all we can to fight against religious persecution. Ask President Trump to use the leverage of the billions we give in foreign aid to pressure governments around the world to put an end to the suffering of our Christian brothers and sisters. 
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June 24th, 2019
Opening prayer to Satan at AK mtg
By: Owen Daugherty – thehill.com – June 2, 2019 Several attendees at a government meeting open to the public in Alaska walked out in protest after an opening prayer praised Satan. The Associated Press reports the prayer, where a woman declared “Hail Satan,” was given by Satanic Temple member Iris Fontana, who won the right to open the meeting with an...
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June 24th, 2019
Bladensburg Cross And SCOTUS bldg
By Kelly Shackelford – foxnews.com – June 21, 2019 Thursday’s 7-2 Supreme Court decision allowing a Peace Cross war memorial to remain on public land in Bladensburg, Md., near the nation’s capital is a landmark victory for religious freedom. This is good news for America. Thankfully, the days of activist courts illegitimately weaponizing the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to attack religious symbols on...
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June 24th, 2019
american-values-logo
By: Gary Bower – ouramericanvalues.org – June 21, 2019 The Peace Cross Can Stay The Supreme Court’s 7-to-2 decision yesterday allowing a large cross in Bladensburg, Maryland, to remain on public land is a significant victory.  The cross was erected in 1925 in honor of 49 local heroes who gave their lives in World War I.  Kudos to Kelly Shackelford, President and...
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