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Archive for the 'Freedom of Worship' Category

-A $1,000 Tax on The 2nd Amendment and Possible Applications to Religious Freedom?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

There is a new trend in America started by those who oppose the second amendment and gun ownership. The idea is to tax the 2nd amendment out of practical existence. One American jurisdiction recently passed a $1,000 tax on the purchase of a gun and some cities like Seattle, Washington have already added an additional […]

-A Truly Tolerant Culture Should Accommodate the Church’s View on Same-Sex Marriage?

Friday, February 5th, 2016

A truly tolerant culture should accommodate the Church’s view on same-sex marriage and sexuality. However we are now seeing a time when it seems like every other kind of view is accepted 0r tolerated in the popular culture except a conservative Christian world view. Recently the main stream media in the UK had a small […]

-Summing Up the Assault on RFRA’s and Freedom of Religion in America

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

We have been writing on the issue of Freedom of Religion for over nine years. Lately we have been observing that religious liberty is under assault in America and the traditional understanding of the First Amendment is in the process of being redefined. Our greatest disappointment is that so many Americans appear to accept the […]

-Senator Claims First Amendment Doesn’t Apply to Individuals?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

The Supreme Court recently redefined marriage and in the aftermath those who would like to limit freedom of religion and redefine the First Amendment are continuing their efforts and kicking it up notch. Here the junior Senator from Wisconsin blatantly claims that individuals have no Constitutional right to freedom of religion but only ‘religious institutions.’  […]

-DHS Naturalization Tests Support ‘Freedom of Worship’ Over Freedom of Religion

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Freedom of Religion     Freedom of Worship Apparently the Department of Homeland Security has substituted ‘freedom of worship’ in place of freedom of religion in their naturalization materials and tests.  The references are given in regard to the rights guaranteed in First Amendment of the Constitution. Sen. James Lankford recently wrote to the DHS complaining about […]

-Obama Administration to Force Faith-Based Organizations to Hire LGBT Folks?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

According to a source within the Obama administration, the President is planning to force all NPO’s receiving any kind of federal funds to hire LGBT folks even if they are faith-based organizations. From WND News: The Obama administration is preparing to force every charitable organization receiving federal grants to end prohibitions on hiring people based […]

-Re: USCIRF 2015 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2015 Annual Report on April 30. The report documents religious freedom violations around the world noting those countries in the last 12 months which were the most problematic when it comes to abusing religious liberty. A statement from USCIRF Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett: “Not […]

-Kentucky: Court Rules in Favor of Christian T-Shirt Printer

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Finally a victory for a Christian owned business. A county commission had originally ruled against the business for refusing to print a message on a t-shirt that was contrary to the business owner’s closely held Christian beliefs. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: A Kentucky court says a t-shirt seller does not have to print […]

-NY Times: Christians ‘Must be Made’ to Accept Gay Lifestyle?

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…’’ The battle against traditional Christian Biblical beliefs has continued to escalate since the Indiana RFRA debacle. Gay and progressive activists have been so encouraged by the one-sided media coverage against ‘freedom of religion’ lately that now they have, I […]

-UK: Street Preacher Fined for Quoting ‘Illegal’ Bible Verse?

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

A judge in the UK has fined a street preacher for quoting a Bible verse that was offensive to homosexuals. In the process the judge seemed to be saying that some Bible verses were now illegal to quote in public. In this particular case, apparently quoting from Leviticus 18 was acceptable but Leviticus 20 was […]