Posts Tagged: religious liberty

Is it fair to make violating your beliefs the price of citizenship?

October 1, 2015 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Elaine Huguenin is a Christian photographer in New Mexico.  Back before marriage had even been redefined in that state, Huguenin was asked to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony.  Knowing both that she could not use her artistic talents to celebrate … Read more

Majority Agree: We Should Have the Right to Say ‘No’

September 29, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Proponents of the “Fairness Act” like to say that their proposal enjoys the support of a strong majority of Pennsylvanians.  But like with all polling, it depends on how you ask the question.

If the “Fairness Act” concept—the introduction of … Read more

This PA Senator wants it illegal for Catholic schools to require teachers to follow Catholic teaching

September 15, 2015 | 7 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , , ,

The administration of Holy Ghost Prep, a Catholic high school in the Philadelphia suburbs, knew that foreign language teacher Michael Griffin lived with his same-sex partner.  Even though teachers’ contracts include a clause about following the teachings of the Catholic … Read more

Barronelle Stutzman: A Voice for True Fairness

September 8, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Over the course of their decade-long friendship, Rob Ingersoll spent more than $5,000 at Barronelle Stutzman’s Washington State florist shop, Arlene’s Flowers.  Stutzman had known for some time that Ingersoll was gay, and that most of the orders she filled … Read more

Blaine Adamson: A Voice for True Fairness

September 3, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Blaine Adamson is a t-shirt printer in Lexington, Kentucky.  In the many years he has run his business, Hands On Originals, he has never been timid about his Christian beliefs, and he has turned down many orders on the grounds … Read more

The Apple Falls Far from the Tree

July 17, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

Wednesday was another dispiriting example of how far the apple can fall from the tree.  Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, son of the late pro-life champion Gov. Robert P. Casey, Sr., voted yesterday for a bill designed to … Read more

American Propaganda?

July 3, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Life, Politics, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

By Michael Geer

As a baby boomer, I grew up in the midst of the Cold War . My school had a fallout shelter, we practiced what to do in case of nuclear attack, and we understood the grave threat … Read more

Geneva College Granted Reprieve

June 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, College, education, Life, Politics, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Good news: Pennsylvania’s Geneva College gets court reprieve from Obama/ HHS abortion pill & contraceptive mandate while case moves forward. Said Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Greg Baylor:

“All Americans should be free to live according to their faith rather than … Read more

Social Issues Outperform Romney Nationwide

November 8, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Politics, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

Food for thought in the renewed debate over the role of “social issues” in campaigns, political parties – namely, abortion/right to life and marriage

Guess what?

Social issues outperformed Romney nationwide, with the exception of Florida.

Thanks to our friend … Read more

Another Christian Business Refuses to Comply with HHS Mandate

September 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

From Citizenlink.org:

The arts-and-crafts supply retailing giant Hobby Lobby joined dozens of other employers suing the Obama administration over a mandate forcing them to offer contraceptives and potential abortion-inducing drugs in employee insurance plans.

 … Read more