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-Federal Court: Magistrate Wrongly Forced to Resign for Refusing to Marry Gay Couples

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

In a monumental ‘freedom of religion’ case, a Federal Court ruled in favor of a former North Carolina magistrate who was forced to resign over refusing to marry gay couples. From the Faithwire: Law firm Becket released a statement last week claiming victory in the Myrick v. EEOC case after a federal court found that […]

-CA Judge: Forcing Bakers to Make Gay Wedding Cakes Violates Free Speech

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

A California judge has ruled in favor of a baker who was sued by the state for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. Here’s the story from the Blaze: Kern County Judge David Lampe ruled that the state could not force Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery, to bake a cake that […]

-Barna: Atheism Doubled in Generation Z?

Friday, February 9th, 2018

A recent survey by Barna Research shows that atheism among Gen Z is double that of the U.S. adult population: Americans’ beliefs are becoming more post-Christian and, concurrently, religious identity is changing. Enter Generation Z: Born between 1999 and 2015, they are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. More than any other generation before them, Gen […]

-President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast

Friday, February 9th, 2018

President Trump addressed those gathered for the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning. His thoughts actually took us back to the very founding of our nation reflecting similar observations of divine providence made by our first president George Washington with echoes from Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence: "Our rights are not given to us by man," […]

-Franklin Graham: President Trump is ‘Defending The Christian Faith’

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

  It has been a year since Trump became the 45th President of the United States. In that time Franklin Graham has on occasion been critical of this president. However on Sunday Graham said that so far President Trump was ‘defending the Christian faith’ better than any recent American leader. From Fox News: Graham said […]

-Trump HHS: New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The HHS under President Obama tried to override and destroy religious freedom and conscience which was clearly demonstrated in that administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate.  Now the Department of Health and Human Services under President Trump is going an entirely different direction and in the process has established a new division to actually support and encourage […]

-China: Now Churches Are Being Destroyed!

Friday, January 12th, 2018

This week the Chinese Communist leaders have taken the persecution of Christians to the highest level in a generation and in the process have even gone to the point of destroying several large churches. See in the video above the $2.6 million Golden Lampstand Church blown up. It was the home of 50,000 worshippers. Also […]

-Supreme Court: Mississippi Law Protecting Dissenters of Gay Marriage Stands

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

The US Supreme Court has allowed a Mississippi law protecting bakers and other dissenters of same-sex marriage to stand.  Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The United States Supreme Court declined to hear appeals on two lawsuits aimed at striking down a Mississippi law that allows businesses to refuse to service same-sex weddings. In […]

-Must Public Officials Give Up Their Religious Liberty?

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Must public officials give up their religious liberty? In past generations this question would have seemed to be ridiculous in the face of the First Amendment but over and over again those serving in public office are now being challenged to conform to secular and atheist notions of ‘Church and State’ rules of conduct that […]

-Supreme Court ‘Bake-Off’ For Religious Freedom

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

              (Supreme Court Building: Wikipedia) The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case: Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The importance of this case for the future of religious freedom in the USA cannot be overstated. From Christianity Today: The case of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a […]