Religious Liberty

Plan to stop mother from praying outside school

Plan to stop mother from praying outside school

Concord administrators plan to stop mother from praying outside school Lizarda Urena has prayed on the steps of Concord High School in May 2013. A mother of two students at Concord High School, she arrives at the school around 7-7:15 a.m. each morning to pray for the school’s protection. (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff) By […]

Military Censors Christian Chaplain, Atheists Call for Punishment

Military Censors Christian Chaplain, Atheists Call for Punishment

Reyes recently wrote an essay entitled, “No Atheists in Foxholes: Chaplains Gave All in World War II.” A Christian chaplain in the military is being officially censored for engaging in free speech, and anti-Christian activists are demanding he be punished. Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes is a Christian chaplain currently serving in the U.S. Air Force. […]

ACLU Says Tear Down Veterans Memorial Cross

ACLU Says Tear Down Veterans Memorial Cross

The Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial has stood since 1954 as a symbol of the selfless sacrifice and service of our nation’s military. The memorial contains a 29-foot cross, surrounded by six concentric walls that display more than 3,400 plaques containing the photos, names and diverse religious symbols of our fallen service men and women. For […]

Chaplains Campaign for Religious Freedom

Chaplains Campaign for Religious Freedom

Military Chaplains Launching Campaign to Protect Religious Freedoms – for Christians Group will provide legal representation to persecuted Christian soldiers A group of military chaplains is launching a campaign to protect religious freedom in the U.S. Armed Forces – but only for service members of the Christian faith. The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty said […]

Arizona Pastor Jailed for Holding Bible Study

Arizona Pastor Jailed for Holding Bible Study

Bible study leader Michael Salman is sitting in jail today after his home was raided earlier this week by more than a dozen Phoenix, Ariz. police officers and city officials. His offense? The city says people aren’t allowed to hold private Bible studies on their own property. Salman was sentenced to 60 days in jail, […]

Positive Court Ruling in Hobby Lobby Lawsuit

Positive Court Ruling in Hobby Lobby Lawsuit

“The Court of Appeals properly recognized today that being an American means being able to freely choose our faith and live by the dictates of that faith at home, at church, and in the public square.” — Diane Black WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Congressmen Diane Black (R-TN), John Fleming, M.D. (R-LA), Jeff Fortenberry […]

Solidarity to Defend Marriage

Solidarity to Defend Marriage

Christian Clergy, Pastors, Leaders, Sign Statement in Solidarity to Defend Marriage Joining together, pledging in solidarity to defend marriage at a historic moment in history, a group of Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christian clergy and leaders released a statement entitled: “We Stand in Solidarity to Defend Marriage and the Family and Society Founded Upon Them.” […]

Obama offends Catholic Education

Obama offends Catholic Education

Obama offends Catholics in the UK, says religious schools are divisive In a statement Breitbart.com said was largely ignored by the U.S. media, President Obama offended a number of Catholics by suggesting that religious schools are divisive during a speech in Belfast, BizPac Review reported Wednesday. “Issues like segregated schools and housing, lack of jobs […]

Court Martialling Christian Soldiers

Court Martialling Christian Soldiers

Pentagon May Court Martial Soldiers Who Share Christian Faith The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted for promoting their faith: “Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense…Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis…”. The statement, released to Fox News, follows a Breitbart News report […]

Hobby Lobby Awaits Appeals Decision

Hobby Lobby Awaits Appeals Decision

  WASHINGTON (BP) — Hobby Lobby’s hopes for deliverance by July 1 from huge fines under the Obama administration’s abortion/contraception mandate now rest with eight federal appeals court judges. Lawyers representing the chain of arts and crafts stores and the federal government presented oral arguments before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals May 23 in […]