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-Christian Venue’s Creative Response to Forced Hosting of Same-Sex Weddings

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

A wedding venue in New York, Liberty Ridge Farm, lost a 3 1/2 year legal battle after they declined to host a same-sex wedding. The Christian owners, who support traditional marriage, have found a creative way to discourage potential same-sex customers. They make it very clear that part of their fees and profits will be […]

-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 […]

-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 […]

-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 […]