Posts Tagged: religious freedom

He was the best at his job. Then he wrote a book about his beliefs and was fired. Is that fair?

September 18, 2015 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Kelvin Cochran may very well be the best fire fighter in the United States.  And he’s out of a job because of his beliefs about human sexuality.

Chief Cochran was raised in poverty in Shreveport, Louisiana.  He was one of … Read more

This PA Senator wants it illegal for Catholic schools to require teachers to follow Catholic teaching

September 15, 2015 | 7 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , , ,

The administration of Holy Ghost Prep, a Catholic high school in the Philadelphia suburbs, knew that foreign language teacher Michael Griffin lived with his same-sex partner.  Even though teachers’ contracts include a clause about following the teachings of the Catholic … Read more

Barronelle Stutzman: A Voice for True Fairness

September 8, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Over the course of their decade-long friendship, Rob Ingersoll spent more than $5,000 at Barronelle Stutzman’s Washington State florist shop, Arlene’s Flowers.  Stutzman had known for some time that Ingersoll was gay, and that most of the orders she filled … Read more

Blaine Adamson: A Voice for True Fairness

September 3, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , , ,

Blaine Adamson is a t-shirt printer in Lexington, Kentucky.  In the many years he has run his business, Hands On Originals, he has never been timid about his Christian beliefs, and he has turned down many orders on the grounds … Read more

What You Should Know If You Care About Religious Freedom

January 16, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Fight for Religious Freedom: Be sure you are aware of how politics and the law are being used against believers who dare bring their faith outside the four walls of a church:

 

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“Unprecedented” – Treated as a criminal for believing marriage is between husband and wife

December 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Barronelle Stutzman is a florist and a grandma. She is being sued by her state Attorney General and customers she served for 9 years. She is being sued in her personal capacity as well as her business. All because she … Read more

If we stand idle, state persecution comes to PA

August 22, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Are you seeing this? I hope so – because if we don’t see the persecution happening across this country and if Pennsylvania families sit idle, out state government is going to force us to conform our beliefs or face the … Read more

Religious Liberty Threats Follow Marriage Redefinition

August 14, 2014 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

It has long been contended by proponents of the traditional definition of marriage that with the abandonment of that definition will come assaults to the religious liberties we have long taken for granted. Naturally, those predictions were … Read more

Hallelujah! Victory for the Hahns, Religious Freedom

June 30, 2014 | 4 comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, Health, Life, pro-life, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , ,

Freedom is the Ultimate Winner in Conestoga Wood and Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision

Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds ruling as important First Amendment victory

Liberty in America was affirmed and protected today as the United States Supreme Court sided with … Read more

The Price of Personal Beliefs

April 4, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

Living out your values has become a huge issue in today’s culture war – and the freedom to do so is taking a hit. Elaine Huguenin declined to photograph a same-sex ceremony. Now that the U.S. Supreme … Read more