Despite years of case law emptying free exercise, the Supreme Court has now confirmed that government cannot apply laws in a discriminatory way against religious believers.
In a strange irony, Campus Pride says schools that exercise their right to act according to their faith are awful but LGBTQ campuses that exploit the same law aren’t.
Since the court’s 1990 decision in Employment Division v. Smith, free exercise of religion no longer gets the protection that free speech does.
Did you know your religious liberties could be at stake because of ‘parking violations’?
In a recent motion, the Department of Justice told a group of religious leaders to stay out of a dispute involving religious expression.
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.
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.
If the Wyoming Supreme Court is permitted to insert an unstated requirement upon judges, what prevents some future court from reading pastors, priests, and bishops into the same decision?
‘The phrases ‘religious liberty’ and ‘religious freedom’…remain code words for discrimination, intolerance, racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia or any form of intolerance.’
Despite losing in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Obama administration is still reluctant to stop forcing charities to pay for abortion-inducing drugs. But we can help.
If the Supreme Court were ever going to defend the Free Exercise Clause, this was the case to do it.
Beards, prisoners, Native Americans, Sikhs, nuns, and two 17-year-old girls named Samantha top the list.
If the Supreme Court nationalizes gay marriage, as most expect, it will threaten tax exemptions for religious organizations and churches.
Americans care for Christians and Israel because the religious and political freedoms we enjoy depend upon each other and descend from our Western heritage.
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