Feb 3, 2016 - 01:56 am .- Religious liberty advocates hope a new congressional scorecard will embolden members of Congress to promote freedom for embattled religious minorities worldwide.
Jan 29, 2016 - 01:03 pm .- “Totalitarianism.” That was the word the Bishop of Calgary used to describe the Alberta government’s new mandatory gender guidelines.
Jan 21, 2016 - 09:46 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will review a case about a Missouri Christian pre-school which was prohibited from participating in the state’s scrap tire program because it is run by a church.
Jan 18, 2016 - 06:30 pm .- Religious freedom advocates voiced gratitude and joy at the release of Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen who had been held in an Iranian prison since 2012.
Jan 16, 2016 - 11:54 pm .- A proposed law in Indiana would replace the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act with language that its advocates say is clearer in protecting religious liberty and certain other rights.
Jan 12, 2016 - 10:41 pm .- Since its first introduction, the federal contraception mandate has drawn controversy, with hundreds of employers saying it forces them to violate their sincerely-held religious beliefs.
Jan 7, 2016 - 12:00 am .- The U.S. chief religious freedom watchdog condemned Saudi Arabia’s Jan. 2 execution of a Shi’a Muslim cleric as a violation of religious freedom, and called for global respect for human rights.
Jan 6, 2016 - 10:47 am .- Religious sisters should not be forced to choose between caring for the poor and obeying their conscience, the Little Sisters of the Poor told the Supreme Court in a recent legal brief, adding that this is what the government is demanding of them through the HHS mandate.
Jan 4, 2016 - 11:28 pm .- For years, Ellinor Grimmark had dreamed of being a midwife in her Swedish hometown of Skarstad.
Dec 16, 2015 - 10:06 am .- A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has reversed a decision by the province’s law society that would have banned graduates of a Christian law school from practicing law in the province.