Fortnight for Freedom

Tom Price appointment to head HHS met with pro-life applause

Nov 30, 2016 - 12:09 am .- Pro-life groups praised President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he would name Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.

For religious freedom advocates, a 'Muslim registry' is inconceivable

Nov 24, 2016 - 01:01 pm .- The incoming Trump administration’s immigration policy must avoid a religious registry or any “stigmatizing” of religious groups, religious freedom advocates insist.

With crippling fines still looming, Little Sisters serve 'one soul at a time'

Nov 8, 2016 - 11:23 pm .- Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, humility and cheerfulness in serving the poor are at the heart of the mission for the Little Sisters of the Poor, the order’s vocations director said.

British Columbia's highest court upholds religious freedom

Nov 8, 2016 - 06:56 pm .- In a unanimous ruling, the highest court in British Columbia said that a Christian law school could not be denied accreditation merely for holding biblical beliefs on sexual morality.

Why religious freedom could be at risk, regardless of who wins

Nov 3, 2016 - 09:09 am .- Religious liberty is a pressing issue in this election, advocates say – but both major presidential candidates have shown serious deficiencies when it comes to protecting freedom of religion.

Why the 'Catholic Spring' mentality worries black Christian leaders

Nov 1, 2016 - 10:00 pm .- Several black Christian leaders suggested the “Catholic Spring” leaked emails showed “open contempt for religious freedom” and asked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton whether their own communities would be safe.

Why LGBT activists are standing by these Christian businesses

Oct 28, 2016 - 09:02 am .- When Kentucky t-shirt designer Blaine Adamson declined to print promotional shirts for a gay pride festival, he found himself facing a discrimination ruling from the county’s human rights commission.

Prisoners of conscience remembered on International Religious Freedom Day

Oct 28, 2016 - 12:36 am .- Leading religious freedom advocates called for the release of all “prisoners of conscience” worldwide on International Religious Freedom Day.

For EU's religious freedom envoy, Middle East is key arena

Oct 27, 2016 - 06:08 am .- The genocide of Yazidis and Christians in the Middle East and the refugee crisis should be a priority for Europe, the EU special envoy for religious freedom has said.

Church's fear of 'civil rights' prosecution justified, Iowa court says

Oct 17, 2016 - 10:13 pm .- A church’s lawsuit may go forward because it reasonably feared that Iowa’s strict anti-discrimination law would create legal penalties for its preaching and for having single-sex bathrooms and showers, an Iowa court has ruled.

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