Posts Tagged: religious freedom
by Kate Boyle
Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since it was outlawed by Adolf Hitler in 1938. For that reason, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike came to America seeking religious and educational freedom for themselves and their family.
In 2006, … Read more
8 Things You Should Know About This Year’s Critical Supreme Court Case (Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius)
One month from today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case Conestoga Wood Specialties v Sebelius. Here are eight things you should know about the case:The Hahn Family, a Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Mennonite family, owns Conestoga… Read more
by Kate Boyle
What happened to male or female, boy or girl, man or woman? Well, in the land of Facebook, those gender distinctions are no longer the only options available. Facebook announced on Thursday that they would now be … Read more
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Geneva College doesn’t have to provide its employees with insurance coverage for contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and other “preventive services,” under a decision issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.
The decision is another … Read more
Governor Tom Corbett’s sudden and surprising announcement that he now backs special protections for sexual orientation and gender identity contradicts his campaign promises to oppose such legislation. Not only is he going against his commitment to those who elected him, … Read more
A Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple has been given an ultimatum by a judge; serve gay weddings or face fines.
In his written decision, Spence ordered that Phillips “cease … Read more
Senator Toomey Breaks Promise to Pennsylvania Voters, Time for Citizens to Hold Him Accountable
It is deeply disappointing and troubling that U.S. Senator Pat Toomey broke his promise to Pennsylvania voters that he would oppose the “Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (ENDA) … Read more
Employers know best what qualities or characteristics are relevant to performing a particular job, not the federal government. So why does Congress want to inject … Read more