The Christian small business owners involved in these lawsuits have no desire to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, nor do they ask for the right to do so.
The ACLU characterizes the core issue in Masterpiece as not free speech or the free exercise of religion, but discrimination comparable to racial division in the 1960s.
Those on the Left cheering as anti-discrimination law is turned into a weapon against the First Amendment freedoms should consider whether they really want to weaken these rights.
Since the court’s 1990 decision in Employment Division v. Smith, free exercise of religion no longer gets the protection that free speech does.
Its cuddly name aside, careful study of ‘Fairness for All’ legislation reveals that the proposed legislation is poorly conceived, demonstrably unfair, and wholly incapable of achieving its aims.
Did you know your religious liberties could be at stake because of ‘parking violations’?
Transgenders and transsexuals are every bit as human as everyone else, deserve every bit of human compassion, and shouldn’t be discriminated against. But that’s simply not the issue here.
This indicates that not just the gentler enforcement mechanisms of the current regime, but in fact the structure of the regime itself, is breaking down.
Ultimately, federal law places every employer and employee in the same no-win situation as Google: lawsuit if you don’t have enough protected class employees, lawsuit if you try overtly to hire them.
James Damore can present a prima facie case of illegal retaliation from Google: he engaged in protected activity by opposing several discriminatory practices, and was fired from his job.
Sex- and race-based discrimination are not necessarily behind the pay gap for black women, but rather the honorable career choices that they make to help others including their families.
Under Justin Trudeau’s leadership and policy of appeasing hatred, Canada has become a more dangerous place for Jews.
Three years, one congressman, and a mountain of attorneys later, the National Park Service is doing the right thing for a Christian geologist.
After interacting with the people religious liberty laws aim to protect, I realized that we need a deeper commitment to protecting wedding artists.
In Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, the Supreme Court gave the lines between church and state some definition and struck a blow for religious liberty in the process.
Will a dispute over tire scraps wind up scrapping anti-Catholic laws in 37 states?
A House exchange attacking religious Americans accidentally highlighted the wisdom in Betsy DeVos’s apparent decision this week to refrain from anouncing a federal ‘choice’ program.
The religious liberty of people of faith and the rights of LGBT individuals can be protected at the same time. There is no reason protection cannot accommodate all Americans equally.
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