Religious Liberty
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September 17th, 2020
yom-kippur - shophar, Torah, robe
Attorneys representing a California rabbi sent Los Angeles County a letter on Wednesday demanding that they abandon a coronavirus policy restricting in-home gatherings for High Holidays like Yom Kippur. Source: California rabbi’s attorneys weighing legal action over LA County restricting holiday dinners | Fox News
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September 2nd, 2020
Burning candle and open book.
There are sincere people on all sides of the political spectrum that love this country dearly and want the best for its citizens. I know this because I’m close friends with Americans who hold entirely different points of view when it comes to what they expect of their government. Source: Vote Like the First Amendment Is on the Nov. 3...
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August 27th, 2020
open Bible w cross & flag
The message posted on the front door of the North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara, California was jarring. “Cease and Desist.” That’s what the four-page letter read. Source: Government Agents Post ‘Cease & Desist’ Order on Church’s Front Door, Says Singing is Unlawful
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August 6th, 2020
view of US Capitol
Historically, religion and its adherents have been often oppressed by government. By contrast, America has been singular in its dedication to preserving the freedom of its people to expect and experience religious freedom. That is now rapidly changing. Source: Religious Freedom Is Under Attack Like Never Before | Opinion
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July 9th, 2020
SCOTUS building
By: John Kruzel – thehill.com – July 8, 2020 The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration’s expansion of ObamaCare birth control exemptions for employers, marking the third time in about a week that the court has issued decisions broadening religious rights. Two of the three cases were decided Wednesday by a 7-2 margin. Those majorities included two liberal justices...
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July 9th, 2020
Little Sisters of the Poor nun on Supreme Court steps
By: John Stonestreet – breakpoint.org – July 9, 2020 In a somewhat dizzying (but which will prove, I think, pivotal) few weeks at the Supreme Court, religious freedom has taken center stage. In two significant decisions yesterday, the Court protected our First Amendment’s First Freedom. The first case, Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania, was the third time a group...
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July 9th, 2020
church school children in uniforms
By: WND – thedailyreformer.com – July 8, 2020 Two employment discrimination cases brought by teachers dismissed from their jobs in Catholic schools are not subject to court adjudication because of the First Amendment’s religious protections, the Supreme Court decided on Wednesday. “The independence of religious institutions in matters of ‘faith and doctrine’ is closely linked to independence in what the court has...
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June 26th, 2020
Gail Blair, RI
By: First Liberty – firstliberty.org – June 2020 Gail has long desired to serve her community, whether through nursing or sharing her faith. But now, she lives in fear of arrest if she tries to take her grandkids to the park or the library for story time. This sweet grandmother just wants to have conversations and spread hope to others in...
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June 26th, 2020
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By: First Liberty Staff – firstliberty.org – June 23, 2020 Delaware Town that Banned Nativity Scene from Annual Christmas Display Sued by Knights of Columbus Rehoboth Beach, DE—Today, on behalf of the local Knights of Columbus council, First Liberty Institute, Jones Day, and Morton, Valihura & Zerbato, LLC, filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, claiming religious...
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June 26th, 2020
Stuart-Shepard - First Liberty
By: First Liberty Live – firstliberty.org – June 25, 2020 R. Albert Mohler Jr. Discusses the Continued Constitutional Crisis with Kelly Shackelford The recent protests across America have focused a new and powerful spotlight on the ongoing discrimination against local faith communities in key hotspots. Joining Kelly Shackelford to discuss this crucial issue and many more is leading theologian and president of...
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