Posts Tagged: liberty

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Religious Liberty Case of Lancaster Co. Business

November 27, 2013 | 2 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

BACKGROUND: The owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties, the Hahns, are a practicing and believing Mennonite family. They desire to run the company, a wholesale manufacturer of custom wood kitchen cabinet parts, in a manner that reflects their sincerely held religious … Read more

Majority of Americans Believe in Religious Freedom

July 17, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , ,

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?

Never, if you ask most Americans. In a stunningly lopsided pollRead 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

Victory for Religious Freedom

April 2, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Just got word this morning: our Independence Law Center, headed by attorney Randall Wenger, won the court case challenging the taxation of Northmoreland Baptist Church in NE PA. More to come…… Read more

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Right of Conscience

February 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life | Tags: , , , , , ,

From LifeSiteNews.com:

In a decision that could impact the unfolding debate over the HHS mandate, a federal court in Washington state upheld the First Amendment rights of pharmacists to refuse to distribute potentially abortifacient contraception and abortion-inducing drugs, such as … Read more

Contraception Mandate is about Religious Freedom, Not Contraception

February 16, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

President Obama’s mandate that Catholic organizations must provide free birth control to their employees is a violation of their religious freedom. His “compromise” is not a compromise at all.

Here’s what Chuck Colson has to say about it:

 why does … Read more

Independence Law Center Gains Victory in Pro-Life Counselor Cases

March 4, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Pro-life advocates at abortion clinics regularly risk arrest. The Independence Law Center is here to help.

Just this week, two cases litigated by the Independence Law Center on behalf of pro-life counselors ended with successful settlements. Ed Snell was arrested … Read more