Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

America’s First Liberty is Under Assault

August 20, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen

Hostility against religious liberty has reached an all-time high, and the attacks are increasing at an unprecedented rate. America’s First Liberty – the freedom of religion – is being pushed out of public life, our schools, and … Read more

Tragedy Averted at Family Research Council Offices

August 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Wednesday morning at the offices of the Family Research Council in Washington, DC, a man entered the building and made remarks about “not liking FRC’s politics.” An FRC building manager, Leo Johnson, took interest in the man’s intentions for being … Read more

24 Hours of Radio-Activity

August 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

I always appreciate the opportunity to appear as a guest on talk radio – even when the host or the callers disagree with my viewpoints. The on-air give-and-take on significant issues of the day can help bring light to a … Read more

Baker Stands for Traditional Marriage, While Democratic Party Considers Abandoning It

July 31, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Owner of bakery stands up for his beliefs, no matter what the cost to his business:

The owner of a Colorado bakery has been accused of violating the civil rights of a gay couple after he refused to bake their … Read more

What can we learn from the life of Bonhoeffer?

July 30, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Watch an interview on the important lessons from the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer with our banquet speaker, Eric Metaxas.

Last fall, Metaxas’ newest book, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Prophet, Martyr, Spy, became a New York Times No. 1 bestseller. In the book, … Read more

Win for Freedom: First Judicial Order Against HHS Mandate

July 30, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

From Alliance Defending Freedom:

A federal court issued an order that halts enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against a Colorado family-owned business while an Alliance Defending Freedom lawsuit challenging the mandate continues in court. The mandate … Read more

Wheaton Joins The Fight For Religious Freedom

July 19, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

By Eleanor Linton, PFI Intern

Wheaton College announced Wednesday that it was filing a suit alongside Catholic universities against the Health & Human Services Preventative Services Mandate. The suit is separate from the one filed by Catholic University of America … Read more

Salute the Scouts for Standing Strong on Morals

July 19, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

This week, the Boy Scouts national office announced that “after a nearly two-year-long examination” by an 11-member panel commissioned by the chief scout executive, the Scouts will maintain their membership policy excluding homosexual scoutmasters and scouts from membership – and … Read more

Video Clip of PFI Chief Counsel on Fox&Friends

July 9, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Our own Randy Wenger, chief counsel of our Independence Law Center, appeared Saturday morning in the 8 a.m. hour of FOX & Friends on the FOX News Channel.

Randy appeared along with his client, Sharon Prudhomme, long-time owner of a … Read more

Our Rights Come from God, Not Government

July 3, 2012 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

An Independence Day Reminder In the best known lines of our Declaration of Independence, are found the words: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain… Read more