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-Wisconsin: 5 Churches and a Christian Radio Station Sue Town Over New LGBT Ordinance

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Five Christian churches and a Christian radio station are suing the town of De Pere, Wisconsin over a new ordinance that may restrict religious freedom. From the Christian Post: Last November, the city enacted an ordinance that bars discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation and other social classifiers like race and […]

-Wheaton College Wins Case Against Contraceptive and Abortifacient Mandate

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Wheaton College has won their legal battle against the HHS Contraceptive Mandate which was initiated by the Obama Administration. From the Christian Post: Wheaton College has won a five-year battle to fulfill its Christian mission without having to provide services like the week-after pill and abortion-inducing drugs in its healthcare plans. A district court judge […]

-Ohio: Custody Taken Away From Christian Parents Who Blocked Transgender Treatments

Monday, February 19th, 2018

TRANSGENDER RIGHTS VS. PARENTAL RIGHTS An Ohio judge has taken the legal custody of a 17 year old daughter away from her Christian parents because they blocked her from taking transgender treatments to become a boy. Here’s the story from the Blaze: An Ohio couple lost legal custody of their daughter Friday after refusing to […]

-Should Freedom of Religion Cases Turn Toward Free Speech as a Defense?

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

FREEDOM of RELIGION   FREE SPEECH Is freedom of religion a lessor right than free speech? Not according to the Constitution but in the last 9 years or so religious freedom has been assailed and attacked on so many different fronts that it may seem like it is a civil right that is far more limited […]

-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 […]

-Religion As a Predictor of Political Affiliation?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Here’s an article from the New York Times which indicates that religion and denominational membership are important factors in determining the political party affiliation of ministers and rabbis: …according to a new data set representing the largest compilation of American religious leaders ever assembled. Like their congregants, religious leaders have sharply divided themselves along political […]