Fortnight for Freedom

Is Indiana that controversial? Poll finds Americans support religious freedom laws

Apr 1, 2015 - 01:58 am .- Indiana’s passage of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week has created havoc and been met with loud opposition from gay rights activists. But a poll this month found that most Americans agree with such religious freedom laws.  

Wall Street Journal, NY Times writer defend Indiana religious freedom law

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:35 pm .- Does the widespread reaction to Indiana religious freedom law mean there is growing intolerance for religious viewpoints? Two prominent essays in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times make the case that it does.

Everyone but churches can use NYC schools – will the mayor do anything about it?

Mar 30, 2015 - 10:40 pm .- Churches using New York City public school facilities for worship services are in limbo after the Supreme Court declined to review their case against a city prohibition on their doing so.

No, Indiana did not just pass a law discriminating against gay people. Here's why.

Mar 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm .- Despite media hype, a new Indiana law is not based on anti-gay discrimination, but on a 20-year legal precedent of protecting the rights of religious individuals and charitable organizations, say religious liberty advocates.

London Catholic school believes government order threatens its identity

Mar 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm .- A prestigious Catholic school in London fears that altering its admissions criteria – as it was ordered to do by an English government agency following a complaint from the British Humanist Association – will damage its Christian identity.

Canada Supreme Court: Catholic schools have right to teach Church views

Mar 20, 2015 - 08:01 pm .- Canada’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Catholic schools in Quebec must be allowed to teach from a Catholic viewpoint during a state-mandated religion and ethics class.

With laws set to threaten religious liberty in DC, Senate is last legal hope

Mar 19, 2015 - 11:11 pm .- With religious freedom under assault in the U.S. capital, the Archdiocese of Washington is rallying behind its “only legislative recourse” left.

For Archbishop Chaput, religious liberty means more than you may think

Mar 18, 2015 - 10:01 am .- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia warned Tuesday that the United States will face increasing pressure to abandon its traditionally broad protections for religious liberty, though he encouraged Christians never to give up hope in God’s love.

Catholic-owned company wins 'final victory' against HHS mandate

Mar 17, 2015 - 08:51 pm .- A Catholic-owned company’s victory in its fight against a federal mandate to cover drugs and procedures that violate Catholic moral teaching shows the importance of putting God first, one of its co-owners has said.

CNA exclusive poll: Americans agree – protect religious liberty

Mar 12, 2015 - 09:28 pm .- Religious freedom battles continue to take place in courtrooms around the country, but in the court of public opinion, religious liberty wins easily.

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