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July 9th, 2020
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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
Harold Uhlig & Paul Krugman tweets
By: John Stossel – townhall.com – July 8, 2020 The online mob came for Harald Uhlig. What terrible thing had he done? As I show in my new video, he tweeted that Black Lives Matter “torpedoed itself, with its full-fledged support of #defundthepolice.” Instead of defunding, Uhlig suggested, “train them better.” Hundreds of people then signed a petition to demand that...
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July 9th, 2020
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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 29th, 2020
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By: Katie Yoder – townhall.com –  June 28, 2020 It’s anyone’s guess as to how the Supreme Court justices will decide the current case regarding abortion. The media’s reaction, on the other hand, is an easy prediction. The Supreme Court is expected to issue its decision shortly on June Medical Services v. Russo. But as each day passes, many in the...
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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
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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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June 11th, 2020
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By: Lathan Watts – firstliberty.org – May 29, 2020 Readers of FLI Insider are likely more aware than most of the legal battles being waged across the country to preserve the right of every American, no matter their faith tradition, to live according to their most sacred beliefs. Still, the cultural aspect of preserving this foundational principle provides the context in which...
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June 10th, 2020
Protesters
By: Mark Hemingway – realclearpolitics.com – June 9, 2020 Two weeks ago, if you’d asked what American institution was most intolerant of dissenting opinion, preoccupied with promoting radical ideology, and prone to erupting into disruptive temper tantrums, the answer would have been easy. Now it’s not so clear – the hysteria on college campuses has spread to America’s newsrooms. Over the...
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