Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

Obamacare “Compromise” on HHS Mandate Falls Short

February 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

From Alliance Defending Freedom:

The Obama Administration proposed a new regulation regarding religious organizations and the HHS preventive services mandate, which, among other things, required a huge number of employers to cover (without cost sharing) contraceptives, abortifacients, sterilization, and … Read more

Warren County Church succeeds in winning back tax exemption for its sanctuary

January 24, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

County attempted to tax church despite state law and Constitution WARREN COUNTY, Pa. — House of Worship, a church in Warren, Pennsylvania, prevailed last week in a controversy over the taxation of its church building. The County revoked the church’s… Read more

President Denies Freedom of Religion

January 17, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Wednesday, January 16th was Freedom of Religion Day. To mark the occasion, President Obama released a proclamation – click here to read it. Unfortunately, he missed the mark. And his words and the actions of his administration show clearly … Read more

Hundreds of Thousands of Frenchmen Protest Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

January 14, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Good news, from France!

From Bloomberg.com:

Protests against French President Francois Hollande’s proposal to allow same-sex marriage drew hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in Paris.

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Speak up for the persecuted church around the world!

January 11, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

From Family Research Council:

Next Wednesday, January 16, the President will declare Religious Freedom Day. Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA), as the author of the International Religious Freedom Act, knows the Day well. He helped created the Commission on Religious … Read more

Hobby Lobby Appreciation Day on Saturday, January 5th

January 4, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

The Green family, devoted Christians and owners of retail chain Hobby Lobby, are facing daily fines of $ 1.3 million for their refusal to comply with the Obamacare abortion drug mandate. Rather than violate their conscience, the Greens have chosen … Read more

Schools Already Experience (Un)intended Consequences of Redefining Marriage

January 3, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, Vice President for Policy

Our team at the Pennsylvania Family Institute/Council and Pro-marriage advocates around the country –  have been warning our state lawmakers and you, our state’s churches and families, about the need to protect the … Read more

5 Things You Should Know About Religious Freedom on Campus

December 12, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Alliance Defending Freedom:

Religious freedom is clearly guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.  But Christian students on campuses across the country are being harassed, bullied, and silenced.  Christian student groups and campus ministries are being discriminated against, and even told that … Read more

Lancaster County Business Challenges HHS Regulations

December 7, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lancaster County Wood Component Business Challenges HHS Regulations

Independence Law Center attorneys file challenge to administration’s ‘abortion pill’ mandate on behalf of Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp.

Lancaster County, Pa. — Independence Law Center, representing a private Lancaster County employer, filed … Read more

U.S Senate Defeats CRPD Treaty That Would Promote Abortion

December 4, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

From LifeNews.com:

Members of the U.S. Senate voted today against the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty that could open the door to promoting abortion on an international scale.

The treaty needed a two-thirds vote for … Read more