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-Texas: City Law to Regulate Church Hiring?

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

A lawsuit has been filed against a City of Austin (TX) law which could force churches to hire folks who do not reflect their Biblical and theological beliefs and standards. Meanwhile, the city is not backing down and vows to support their ordinance in court. From the Christian Post: … According to the lawsuit, the […]

-Lawsuit: Pre-Game Prayer For Christian Schools Outlawed?

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Two Christian high Schools in 2015 were playing in a state football championship game at Florida’s Citrus Bowl. The school’s traditional pre-game prayer was outlawed by state officials in charge of the game supposedly because it was being played in a government owned stadium. Adding to the confusion was the fact that the stadium itself […]

-Trump Administration Sued Over Bible Study in The White House

Monday, August 27th, 2018

A left-wing political group is suing the Trump administration over a Bible study being conducted in the White House. It is the contention of the ‘People for the American Way’ that they have a right under the ‘Freedom of Information Act’ to know exactly what is being taught in any ‘government’  facility. From Christian Today: […]

-Lesbian Couple Sue Christian Senior Center Over Bible Based Cohabitation Policy

Friday, August 24th, 2018

BIBLE TEACHING A lesbian married couple are suing a Christian retirement center in St. Louis MO after they were turned away because of the facility’s Bible based housing policy. From the Christian Post: Seventy-two-year-old Mary Walsh and Bev Nance, 68, filed a federal lawsuit last month against the Missouri-based nondenominational nonprofit senior housing community Friendship […]

-Town Demands Family Stop Hosting a Bible Study

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Officials trying to shut down a home Bible studies are becoming far too common occurrences in America considering that freedom of religion and speech is still guaranteed in the Constitution. When we read about government authorities trying to shut down home fellowships we try to post about it and send out an alarm to the […]

-Colleges Continue the Assault on Christian Student Groups

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Christian student groups continue to be challenged by new and expanded anti-discrimination and ‘inclusive’ rules on college and university campuses all across the country. In some cases Christian student groups are being kicked off campus because their group rules require leaders that are actually Christian believers who adhere to defined moral standards. The latest problem […]

-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 […]

-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 […]

-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 […]

-Clergy Housing Tax Break Ruled Unconstitutional Again

Friday, October 20th, 2017

A federal judge has ruled once more that the clergy housing tax break is unconstitutional. Her first 2013 ruling against the tax break was overturned by an appeals court in 2014. Now the same judge has ruled against the break in a new case initiated by the atheist group- FFRF. Here’s the story from Christianity […]