Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

Christian Camp Targeted by County Government

November 30, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Independence Law Center Tells Court: Don’t Tax Religious Groups!

Harrisburg, PA — The Independence Law Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief today in a case in which Susquehanna County, Pa. is attempting to assess a hotel tax on Montrose Bible Conference, … Read more

Day2Pray for Religious Freedom

November 17, 2015 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Right now, Pennsylvania faces possibly the greatest threat to religious freedom in recent memory. There is no question that these threats to restrict religious freedom, both in Pennsylvania and across the nation, are ultimately attacks on the freedom to teach … Read more

Is it fair to force a Muslim truck driver to violate his beliefs?

November 12, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

In 2013, two truck drivers – Mahad Abass Mohamed and Abdikarim Hassan Bulshale – were fired from their position with an Illinois-based trucking company. They were fired because they refused to deliver alcohol – something that violated their religious beliefs.… Read more

Is it fair to compare a Christian to a Nazi just for living out his beliefs on marriage?

November 6, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Jack Phillips owns Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver, Colorado.  Back in 2012 two men—Charlie Craig and David Mullins—came into the store to ask Phillips to create a wedding cake for them.  In an exchange lasting no more than 30 seconds, … Read more

50-year Ministry to Public School Children Grounded

October 26, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Agency Misapplied Law to Ground Private Ministry’s Buses

Franklin County, Pennsylvania – An organization that for 50 years has been providing free, once-a-week religious education for students off school premises has had its fleet of buses grounded by the State … Read more

Is it fair to force a school to open girls restrooms to male students?

October 16, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in education, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Many of the concerns with the “Fairness Act”—the proposal that would add “sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression” to Pennsylvania’s non-discrimination law—may not hit very close to home to a lot of people. After all, only so many Pennsylvanians… Read more

City Lawyer: Don’t Share Your Beliefs With Anyone

October 15, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Chief Kelvin Cochran was before a judge on Wednesday (October 14) as a district court in the state of Georgia heard arguments about whether or not to move forward with his lawsuit.

Chief Cochran (our special guest at the Friends Read more

Proposed “Fairness” Act actually undermines fairness, tolerance

August 28, 2015 | 6 comments | Posted in Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania is already a tolerant state.  Bill would threaten needed services.

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Family Council, the state’s largest pro-family advocacy organization, calls on Pennsylvania Legislators to reject proposed legislation that would undermine the tolerance and religious freedom for … Read more

Protect Your Freedom – Resources for your church, ministry, business and school.

July 10, 2015 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags:

The Supreme Court’s decision to redefine marriage has staggering implications for religious freedom, and the ability for individuals, for-profit businesses, non-profit businesses, religious schools and ministries to freely operate in accordance with their faith convictions.

Pennsylvania lawmakers are currently seeking … Read more

The Rising “Price of Citizenship” – from 7k to 135k

July 3, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Do we celebrate independence by forcing Americans to act against their conscience or pay a heavy fine?

We’re sadly now seeing the consequences of state government passing laws that force citizens to make this choice:

In 2013, Elaine Huguenin from … Read more