Fortnight for Freedom

Trump defends refugee policy as part of protecting religious freedom

Feb 2, 2017 - 05:50 pm .- President Donald Trump on Thursday insisted that protecting religious freedom is a U.S. priority, while defending his recent halt of refugee admissions as a necessary step to protect that freedom.  

Meet the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom

Jan 28, 2017 - 11:15 pm .- For Michael P. Farris, the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom, educating the general American public on the rich history of religious liberty in the U.S. is vital.

Christians and Muslims are both concerned for the future of UK pharmacists

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:37 pm .- Proposed standards for U.K. medical professionals could force them to violate their religious beliefs on the job, both Christian and Muslim groups have warned.

'Conscience in Residency' project supports doctors in training

Jan 18, 2017 - 07:40 am .- When it came time for medical student Ashley Stone to apply to OB/GYN residency programs, she was determined to remain true to her Catholic beliefs on contraception, sterilization and abortion.

This group in Congress defends religious liberty. Who are they?

Jan 10, 2017 - 07:02 am .- You may not have heard of it, but a group of members in Congress advocates for public prayer and religious freedom amid some of the most pressing concerns to people of religious belief today.

Americans think religious freedom is a big priority

Jan 10, 2017 - 04:44 am .- Religious freedom continues to enjoy strong backing from most Americans, a new survey says.

Legal expert: Religious freedom does not justify child abuse

Jan 5, 2017 - 11:49 pm .- Two Minnesota parents are facing charges of child neglect after they prayed over their severely ill son rather than seeking medical attention just prior to the child’s death. 

An old anti-Catholic law has resurfaced in Georgia

Jan 4, 2017 - 02:44 am .- An amendment from the 1870s that was once used to target Catholics is now being invoked in Georgia once again to challenge a scholarship program allowing children to attend religious schools.  

Vatican official: Religion in public has never been more at risk

Dec 15, 2016 - 10:32 pm .- While violent persecution against Christians assails swaths of territory the Middle East and Africa, one Vatican official says that Western nations face a different type of oppression, marked by the push to eliminate religion from public life.

Massachusetts churches claim victory in religious freedom lawsuit

Dec 15, 2016 - 07:01 am .- Four Massachusetts churches pulled their lawsuit against the state Monday after they received religious exemptions from the state's transgender law.

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