Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom
Seeks to Protect Religious Liberties Against Assault by Federal Government
Conestoga Wood Specialties and the Hahn family, which owns the business, filed a Petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, asking the high court to hear its religious liberty appeal.… Read more
From the Washington Times:
A husband-and-wife bakery shop team in Oregon were forced to close their shop doors and move to cheaper digs — their home — after gay-rights activists hounded them and drove away contract business because they … Read more
For more than 10 years and with your help, Pennsylvania Family Council has successfully stood against attempts to amend Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act to create special protected classes for “actual or perceived” “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.”
Because we … Read more
Our Chief Counsel for the Independence Law Center, Randall Wenger, is one of the lead attorneys in this case, fighting for the religious freedom of the owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties, Inc in Lancaster. Read the update below. Consider supporting … Read more
Pennsylvania officials are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
The state Health Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Commonwealth Court against D. Bruce Hanes. He oversees the granting of … Read more
From The Beckett Fund
WASHINGTON, DC (July 19) – Today, a federal court granted Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. a preliminary injunction against the HHS abortion-drug mandate, preventing the government from enforcing the mandate against the Christian company. This victory comes … Read more
From our friends at Family Research Council:
When did it become acceptable to sacrifice the freedoms of conscience and free exercise of religion on the same-sex “wedding” altar?
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Family Institute today expressed disappointment in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) seeking to radically redefine marriage and overturn Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act.
That law, passed overwhelmingly by … Read more
by Brandon McGinley
While Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor have grabbed the headlines, this has been a remarkably important week for the religious liberty concerns raised by the HHS contraceptive/sterilization/abortifacient mandate.
We await decision for Conestoga Wood here at the 3rd Circuit
The Green family that owns and operates Hobby Lobby, a large craft store chain, just won an important religious liberty case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the … Read more