Posts Tagged: religious liberty

Sleeping Giant?

May 22, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

As was widely reported yesterday, 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions, including the Archdioceses of New York and Washington, DC, and the University of Notre Dame,  filed suit against the federal government over the unprecedented attack on religious … Read more

The President Endorses Divorce; Slams Monogamy?

May 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

“Imagine a scenario in which the President of the United States used his bully pulpit do declare to the country that divorce was a good thing…”

Joseph Backholm, my colleague at the Family Policy Institute of Washington outside Seattle, wrote … Read more

INDEPENDENCE LAW CENTER WINS RELIEF FOR UNJUSTLY-TAXED CHURCH

April 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

The Independence Law Center, with assistance from attorney Lindsey Hoban of Ballard Spahr, obtained an important court victory on behalf of a small church in rural Northeastern Pennsylvania. In the case, Northmoreland Baptist Church v. Wyoming County … Read more

Geneva College Files Lawsuit Against Obama Mandate

February 21, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Life, Politics | Tags: , , ,

From Alliance Defense Fund:

Alliance Defense Fund Senior Counsel Gregory S. Baylor will join Geneva College President Ken Smith Tuesday at a press conference to announce a new federal lawsuit against the Obama administration’s unconstitutional mandate that religious employers provide … Read more

The Parable of the Kosher Deli

February 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

From the testimony of  Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport, Conn., chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Presented before the US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government  Reform

 

For … Read more

Six Things to Know About HHS Mandate

February 16, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

From Jennifer Roback Morse at the Ruth Institute, some important facts about the “contraceptive mandate.”  It’s much more than that, and it directly threatens our liberty.

http://www.ruthblog.org/2012/02/16/six-things-everyone-should-know-about-the-hhs-mandate-2/Read more

Great News for Religious Liberty in NYC Today!

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

A great victory today in Federal Court in New York. Alliance Defense Fund attorney Jordan Lorence won a temporary restraining order allowing churches and other houses of worship to continue meeting in NYC schools for two more weeks, with hope … Read more

Congressmen Protest President’s Birth Control Mandate

February 9, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

From LifeNews.com:

A large group of U.S. Congressmen has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius blasting the administration’s “unprecedented overreach” against the religious freedom of countless Christian schools, hospitals, and charities by forcing them to … Read more

School District Gets Invitation to Court after Denying Elementary School Student

February 1, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Religious Liberty & Free Speech Over Christmas Party Invitation

Randy Wenger, Chief Counsel of the Independence Law Center and attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund were in court again this morning here in Pennsylvania fighting for your religious liberty and … Read more

Will Evangelicals Stand Up for Religious Liberty?

November 29, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: ,

Great opinion piece by our friends at the Family Research Council:

We applaud the efforts of America’s Catholic leadership in defense of religious liberty. But we do so with a certain measure of consternation. As Evangelical Protestants, we wonder: Why … Read more