Religious Liberty

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 […]

Valedictorian rips-up speech and recites the LORD’s Prayer

Valedictorian rips-up speech and recites the LORD’s Prayer

Valedictorian Roy Costner IV surprised the crowd who attended Liberty High School graduation at Littlejohn Colliseum in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday. He spoke for a few minutes about his family and thanked them for his Christian upbringing. He then said, “I think most of you will understand when I say, ‘Our Father, who art in […]

Obama ‘strongly’ opposes religious freedom

Obama ‘strongly’ opposes religious freedom

Obama admin. says it ‘strongly’ opposes religious freedom in military Thursday, June 13, 2013 The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Litigation Counsel Kellie Fiedorek regarding the Obama administration’s announcement that it “strongly” opposes a proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would protect the religious freedom of men and […]

Pastors to Challenge Government

Pastors to Challenge Government

Pastors Nationwide to Challenge Government Speech Regulations on ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Nearly 1,100 pastors nationwide are expected to participate in an effort today that seeks to challenge government regulations on political speech from the pulpit. The effort is called Pulpit Freedom Sunday, and was organized by the Pulpit Initiative, a project of the Christian legal […]

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