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Page 1 ·  Found: 171 news items | Search: FIRST AMENDMENT
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  • Pro-family professor faces punishment on discrimination chargesTuesday, November 24, 20155A tenured California professor engulfed in controversy surrounding his advocacy of traditional marriage is still awaiting a final sentence from his university after being found...
  • Sunday, November 15, 2015
  • Judicial Attacks on Christianity Violate Letter and Spirit of Establishment ClauseSunday, November 15, 20153On November 12, a federal judge ruled that a Nativity scene erected on the lawn of an Arkansas county courthouse (shown) violates the First Amendment’s prohibition on the...
  • Friday, October 30, 2015
  • Praying Bremerton coach on leave, deepening religion debateFriday, October 30, 201543The coach of a Washington state high school football team who prayed at games despite orders from the school district to stop was placed on paid administrative leave the same day...
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
  • California forces Christians to disobey own beliefsTuesday, October 13, 201523Brown’s signature on AB 775 already has triggered a series of lawsuits, because it forces religious pregnancy clinics to tell women and girls that California has public programs...
  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015
  • Fear for religious freedom soaring in U.S.Tuesday, October 06, 20153Heightened fears in recent years have been monitored by the Barna Group, which recently published a study that highlights how the political climate and justice system in America...
  • Monday, September 21, 2015
  • North Carolina Police Chief Fired for Being Politically IncorrectMonday, September 21, 20154Police Chief Mike Halstead in Surf City, North Carolina, was forced to retire after posting a statement to his private Facebook page calling the Black Lives Matter movement "an...
  • Sunday, September 13, 2015
  • The plan to bulldoze churches – in HoustonSunday, September 13, 20155Officials with Liberty Institute say the Houston Housing Authority has backed off a threat to bulldoze one historic church – but a second remains in the bull’s-eye for the loss of...
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015
  • Town mulls ordinance to jail ‘annoying’ residentsThursday, September 10, 20151Plymouth Township leaders are trying to push through a Malicious Communications Ordinance, which “would make it unlawful to send or deliver written messages deemed malicious in...
  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
  • Judge orders Rowan clerk to appear in court Thursday after she again denies 'marriage' licensesWednesday, September 02, 201557Davis, an Apostolic Christian, has refused to issue any marriage licenses in Rowan County since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage June 26. U.S. District Judge...
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015
  • Catholics, Evangelicals, Jews Join Forces, Ask Supreme Court to Take Obamacare CaseTuesday, August 25, 20152As the Little Sisters of the Poor are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a federal court decision that forces the order of Catholic nuns to abide by the "Obamacare"...
  • Friday, August 14, 2015
  • CO Court of Appeals: Homosexual Rights Trump Religious FreedomFriday, August 14, 20154Three Colorado appeals-court judges endorsed Thursday a lower court’s decision to force a Christian baker, already labeled by a state official as a Nazi, to violate his faith and...
  • Friday, July 31, 2015
  • Church Booted from Public School After District Settles Lawsuit Filed by Jewish TeacherFriday, July 31, 20154Robert Basevitz, who identifies as Jewish, said that the Christian activities held at Florence High School made him feel excluded since he belongs to a different religion....
  • Sunday, July 26, 2015
  • US appeals court denies pharmacists right of conscienceSunday, July 26, 20157The state of Washington can require a pharmacy to deliver medicine even if the pharmacy's owner has a religious objection, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, the latest in...
  • Thursday, July 23, 2015
  • School District Fined $7,500 after Pastor Prays at EventThursday, July 23, 201514A Mississippi public school district has been fined $7,500 after a minister prayed during a district-wide honors assembly. The U.S. Federal District Court said the Rankin County...
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
  • City admits it criminalizes man-and-woman marriage limitWednesday, July 22, 2015Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, officials admitted Monday in a court hearing that their marriage ordinance would criminalize a wedding chapel’s restriction of ceremonies to one man and one...
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  • More Americans value religious liberty over gay rightsTuesday, July 21, 20153Defending marriage. A new poll by The Associated Press suggests most Americans still value religious freedom over gay rights. About 56 percent of those surveyed said when...
  • Thursday, July 16, 2015
  • ‘Whatever happened to religious freedom?’Thursday, July 16, 201511An academic and expert on the American Constitution has questioned the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling and posed the question: “Whatever happened to religious freedom?”...
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015
  • Princeton Professor Talks about the Threats to Religious FreedomWednesday, July 15, 20151Freedom House was fond of saying the 20th century was the century of freedom. If you look at the number of people living in freedom in the year 1900 versus the year 1990, many...
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015
  • Despite Repeated Supreme Court Losses, Obama Continues Fight for Birth Control, AbortifacientsTuesday, July 14, 20154FRC Legislative Assistant Jamie Dangers stated that the HHS "is offering a variation of an old accounting gimmick which still mandates that the Little Sisters of the Poor, Notre...
  • Monday, July 13, 2015
  • Police Threatening Man Displaying a 'John 3:16' SignMonday, July 13, 201519Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have filed a First Amendment lawsuit against police officers who allegedly intimidated and threatened to arrest a man who was lawfully and...
  • Will Alabama rebel against marriage ruling?Monday, July 13, 201512The Alabama Supreme Court is being urged to consider the damage done to states and the Constitution by the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent creation of “same-sex marriage” before it...
  • Sunday, July 12, 2015
  • It's Round Two for ACA's Contraceptive Coverage MandateSunday, July 12, 2015Two private religious universities and a seminary launched the next wave of Affordable Care Act cases in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, in a challenge stemming from the...
  • Friday, July 03, 2015
  • Tennessee Lawmakers Drafting Bill to Protect PastorsFriday, July 03, 20153Tennessee lawmakers are drafting a new bill expected to protect pastors who refuse to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies for religious reasons. The bill, named the "Tennessee...
  • Wednesday, July 01, 2015
  • ‘Gay Marriage’ Ruling Now Creates ‘Much Greater Threat’ to Religious LibertyWednesday, July 01, 20155A nationally-recognized legal organization states that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling declaring that those of the same sex have a “fundamental right to marry” has now created a...
  • Friday, June 19, 2015
  • Church wins Supreme Court case on sign rulesFriday, June 19, 20151The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a town’s sign regulations must be content-neutral in order to be legal, striking down the rules that had been set up by officials in...
  • Tuesday, June 09, 2015
  • Christian Schools Seek Legislation to Protect Traditional Marriage ViewsTuesday, June 09, 20151Leaders of religious organizations are expressing growing concern about the possible implications of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision later this month. This week,...
  • Wednesday, June 03, 2015
  • TV station rejects same-sex-marriage adWednesday, June 03, 201513By refusing to air pro-gay marriage ads featuring a Tennessee physician who recently served a tour of military duty in Afghanistan, a Chattanooga television station suddenly finds...
  • Saturday, May 23, 2015
  • Louisiana Lawmakers Reject Religious Freedom Bill, Governor Overrides With Executive OrderSaturday, May 23, 20153Louisiana lawmakers rejected a religious freedom bill on Tuesday that provided protections to business owners and others who have convictions not to participate in same-sex...
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
  • Texas Senate Approves Bill Protecting Pastors Who Refuse to Officiate Same-Sex ‘Weddings’Tuesday, May 19, 20159The Texas Senate has approved a bill that would protect pastors from legal action if they refuse to officiate same-sex ceremonies. Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) presented...
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Christian schools will have no choice about gay marriageWednesday, May 13, 201524Justice Alito posed a predictable, but revealing question to Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Jr., in the recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage oral argument: "In the Bob Jones...
  • Thursday, May 07, 2015
  • Franklin Graham: We Should Not Mock IslamThursday, May 07, 201547News headlines are still swirling around the ISIS attack outside a Texas cartoon contest that displayed pictures of the Prophet Muhammad. Evangelist Franklin Graham is speaking...
  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015
  • Christian Counselors Face New RestrictionsWednesday, May 06, 201510From an office in Brick, N.J., therapist Tara King counsels clients struggling with addictions, abusive pasts, broken relationships, and occasionally those dealing with same-sex...
  • Christian flag controversy engulfs small Georgia townWednesday, May 06, 201513A traditional Christian flag flying over Cochran will come down Friday, after city officials bowed last week to threats of legal action and concerns over its impact on the city’s...
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015
  • Pamela Geller: 'There is a war on free speech'Tuesday, May 05, 201517Pamela Geller, the organizer of the Texas “Draw Muhammad” event in Garland, Texas, that ended in a terror attack on a police officer, said on national television Monday she’d do...
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • Affirmation is not a civil right, and it cannot be coercedThursday, April 16, 20158The limiting of religious freedom is a perpetually contested question in American public life. Most recently, as states consider new laws and the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to...
  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
  • Award to Charles Stanley angers Jews who support LGBT rightsThursday, April 09, 201549Decrying Atlanta pastor Charles Stanley’s “sordid history of virulent homophobic statements and actions,” a gay Jewish group is protesting the Jewish National Fund for plans to...
  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015
  • Sodomite Group Demands Christian Churches Be SHUT DOWNWednesday, April 08, 201521It has begun. LGBT “activists” have gone full fascist since the passage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Now — right before the holiest days in the...
  • Monday, April 06, 2015
  • 'Gay' cakes protected, anti-'gay' cakes notMonday, April 06, 201522The Colorado Civil Rights Division, which earlier ruled a Christian bakery could not refuse to make a wedding cake for a “same-sex” marriage, has denied any discrimination took...
  • Monday, March 30, 2015
  • Sodomites protest 'religous freedom' lawMonday, March 30, 201514Thousands of people gathered in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday to protest the passage this week of a controversial "religious freedom" law that critics say could allow...
  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
  • 19 states that have ‘religious freedom’ laws like Indiana’sSunday, March 29, 20156Indiana has come under fire for a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Mike Pence (R) that would allow businesses to refuse service for religious reasons. The NCAA has voiced its concern...
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  • Arizona Judges Told They Must Perform Same-Sex MarriagesWednesday, March 25, 20157A recent ruling in Arizona may have set a frightening precedent, as judges there were ordered to perform same-sex weddings if they do any weddings at all—regardless of whether...
  • Saturday, March 07, 2015
  • Atheist Dawkins: Gov't Must Protect Children From Religious ParentsSaturday, March 07, 20158Freedom of religion is a right treasured by many Westerners. But then there are those people who want freedom from religion — and atheism point-man Richard Dawkins is among them....
  • Saturday, February 21, 2015
  • State Says 70-Year-Old Flower Shop Owner Discriminated Against Gay CoupleSaturday, February 21, 201514In March 2013, when Robert Ingersoll asked Stutzman to design floral arrangements for his same-sex wedding to Curt Freed, she declined, citing her Christian faith. “I put my hand...
  • Friday, February 20, 2015
  • Lawsuit: Fire chief terminated because of Christian faithFriday, February 20, 20152The city of Atlanta fired its fire chief solely because of his religious beliefs about same-sex marriage and homosexual conduct, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal...
  • Saturday, February 14, 2015
  • Students can't say 'God Bless America' during announcementsSaturday, February 14, 20156In Nassau County, where God, Country, and family come first, many are upset with a decision to stop a Yulee High student from mentioning God during his morning announcements. The...
  • Monday, February 09, 2015
  • InterVarsity Victory in Sex Discrimination Case Is Good News for All Parachurch MinistriesMonday, February 09, 2015InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) can set and enforce hiring practices based on its Christian faith, the Six Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday. Grounded heavily in...
  • Thursday, February 05, 2015
  • Answers in Genesis Filing Federal Lawsuit Against Kentucky for Religious DiscriminationThursday, February 05, 201512Answers in Genesis President and CEO Ken Ham revealed that his organization is filing a lawsuit against Kentucky for denying the Ark Encounter theme part participation in the...
  • Wednesday, February 04, 2015
  • Oregon bakers might have to pay $150,000 to same-sex coupleWednesday, February 04, 20152The owners of an Oregon bakery may have to fork out $150,000 to a lesbian couple simply for refusing to bake them a custom wedding cake. Last Thursday, an administrative law judge...
  • Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Obama Administration Punishes Watchdog Journalists As “Enemies Of The State”Saturday, January 31, 20158Investigative journalist and former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson testified during U.S. attorney general hopeful Loretta Lynch’s hearing that under former AG Eric Holder, the...
  • Friday, January 30, 2015
  • Cake baking and journalistic story bakingFriday, January 30, 20151Bill Jack goes on the offensive today in the Colorado cake-baking story that’s received enormous media attention over the past week. Jack is a founder of and frequent speaker at...
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