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-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 […]

-Ventura CA: Judge Argues with Church Over Ministry

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Here’s another church where a city government tried to step in and force them to move in order to stop their ministry to the poor and homeless.  After 6 years of ministry at that location, the city planning commission tried to close them down. Meanwhile it was left unresolved after the  city counsel reached a […]

-IRS Makes a Pact with Atheists to Monitor Speech In Churches

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In July the IRS made a deal with an activist atheist group to monitor potential political speech in American churches. The agreement came in response to a lawsuit by the FFRF.  Here’s the story from the PJ Media: The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Internal Revenue Service reached an agreement […]

-Did the Death of DOMA Sow the Seeds of a Crisis in Religious Liberty?

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

                          (Photo credit: Kevin H.) One year ago the Supreme Court of the US struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and opened the door to challenges in nearly every state that defined marriage as between one man and one woman. The deluge of lower court cases based upon that decision shows that […]

-U.S. Catholic Cardinal Says Pres. Obama is ‘Hostile Toward Christian Civilization’ and Impeding Religious Freedom

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In an interview, U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke, overseer of the Vatican’s highest court, said that President Obama is a ‘totally secularized man’ who is actually ‘hostile toward Christian civilization.’  He also accused the President of promoting anti-life and anti-family policies and trying to reinterpret and limit the traditional understanding of freedom […]

-Ukraine and the Proliferation of Soviet Era “Freedom of Worship”

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

              (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Russian leaning government of President Yanukovich of Ukraine is threatening to outlaw a major Christian denomination for holding public services supporting the Western leaning political opposition. In the process, Soviet era type restrictions on religious freedom are being supported that would allow worship services to be held only in officially […]

–Mr. President: Is It Freedom of Religion or Freedom to Worship?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Several times we have noted the subtle change of word usage and rhetoric that President Obama brings to the table when talking about religious liberty. Most folks haven’t really noticed his substitution of ‘freedom to worship’ in place of freedom of religion. It is a far more important issue than many […]

-Home Prayer Group Wins Legal Battle in Florida

Monday, October 8th, 2012

                                               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is great news, a home worship group wins once again. We are seeing home Bible study and prayer groups being challenged all across America in the last couple of years. In Venice, Florida, Shane and Marlene Roessiger, faced fines of $250 per day for city code violations for hosting a […]

-Attacks on Religious Freedom in U.S. at ‘All-Time High’

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

                            (Photo credit: kevindean) Religious freedom is a major concern and focus of this blog. Finally the Christian community in America is beginning to wake up and recognize the threats and challenges to our own Constitutional rights and freedoms. Now a study has just been released that explores the recent attacks on religious liberty in […]

-Rick Warren on Current Challenges to Religious Liberty

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

      (Pastor Warren: Wikipedia) Pastor Rick Warren had planned on hosting a debate between Gov. Romney and President Obama like he had four years ago before the 2008 election. However he has cancelled that forum because of the uncivil turn the election has taken recently. Instead the Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA will be […]