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Biden administration sued after fertility awareness methods cut from health coverage

Jun 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Couples can use this biomarker information, in line with Catholic Church teaching, to avoid or achieve pregnancy. Read more

Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian and florist from Washington state who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex marriage.

Washington florist who declined to serve same-sex wedding will pay settlement, retire

Nov 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Christian florist who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony and subsequently spent... Read more

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College soccer player: ‘Transgender’ sports policies violate women’s rights

Sep 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A West Virginia college soccer player says that allowing only biological females to play women’s sports is a “women’s rights... Read more

Ninth Circuit favors Washington church in case against state abortion coverage mandate

Jul 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A Washington church won its case against a state abortion coverage mandate on Thursday, in a ruling by a federal... Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Jul 8, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more

The European Parliament.

Soros and IPPF-funded EU parliamentarians aim to blacklist reputable Christian groups

Jun 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

The European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (EPF) a group of European parliamentarians committed to compel the recognition... Read more

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

Jun 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more

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Newspaper edits opinion piece on transgender athletes to remove ‘hurtful language’ 

May 27, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A religious liberty law firm says a major national newspaper edited a gender description in an opinion piece by one... Read more

Same-sex wedding cake.

Christian wedding planner challenges anti-discrimination law

Jul 23, 2020

An Evangelical Christian minister who runs a wedding business is challenging a county ordinance she says would require her to officiate... Read more

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Lawyers must call male runners 'trans females' in athletics lawsuit

May 11, 2020

Attorneys are calling for a federal judge to recuse himself from a transgender sports case, after the judge instructed that... Read more

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Florist appeals to Supreme Court for second time over same-sex wedding case

Sep 11, 2019

A florist in Washington state sued for declining to serve a same-sex wedding is once again appealing her case to the U.S.... Read more

The Supreme Court chamber in the Kentucky State Capitol.

Kentucky Supreme Court hears religious freedom case over LGBT shirts

Aug 24, 2019

Blaine Adamson, owner of the Lexington, Kentucky-based print shop Hands On Originals, was sued for declining to print T-shirts promoting... Read more

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HHS conscience rule essential for freedom say Catholic healthcare groups

Aug 23, 2019

Legal briefs filed Aug. 21 on behalf of four non-profit organizations, including the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Catholic... Read more

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Christian filmmakers win right to sue against Minnesota human rights law

Aug 23, 2019

A federal court has reversed a decision dismissing a lawsuit brought against the Minnesota Human Rights Act.  Read more

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Department of Education will hear transgender track complaint

Aug 9, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education will hear a Title IX complaint brought by three female high school track athletes over... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks about the 2015 World Meeting of Families during a press conference at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

'Never accept' separation of faith from political engagement, Chaput says

Jul 9, 2019

Christians are called to win the battle of ideas and values in secular society, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said Tuesday.  Read more

A student at Bethel Christian Academy. Courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom.

Maryland Christian school sues after being evicted from voucher program

Jun 25, 2019

A Christian grade school in Maryland is filing a lawsuit after state officials denied its participation in a voucher program... Read more

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'Transgender' track rules violate Title IX, ADF says

Jun 19, 2019

The governing body for high school sports in Connecticut is facing a federal complaint after allowing male students to compete... Read more

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Catholic apple farmer sues over market ban

Apr 12, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A farmer is suing the city of East Lansing, Michigan, after he was prohibited from selling organic apples at the... Read more

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Alaska mayor vetoes equal rights ordinance

Mar 5, 2019

City Ordinance 6093 would have provided protections against discrimination for those who identify as LGBTQ in employment, housing, and in... Read more