After the Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission favoring religious liberty, Iowa Democrat Gubernatorial Primary frontrunner Fred Hubbell said of legislation to protect religious liberty, “I’m not going to allow that kind of law to get passed in our state.”
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
With a critical victory at the U.S. Supreme Court and two other cases in progress there, Alliance Defending Freedom action in defense of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of conscience—including artistic freedom—is having far-reaching effects for the good of all Americans.
Daniel Blomberg with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and Shane Vander Hart discuss the University of Iowa kicking a Chrisitan group off campus.
Kelvey Vander Hart: Although older generations still tend to protect religious freedom, younger Americans (those under 30) are not quite so supportive.
Since 2014 there has been a 76 percent increase in religious freedom violations with an 114 percent surge in instances related to marriage and sexuality.
Adam Graham: Christians shouldn’t tout First Lady Melania Trump reciting the Lord’s Prayer and ignore the President’s promises about religious liberty go unfulfilled.
After a British Columbia Court of Appeals decision Trinity Western University is able to operate in accordance with its faith without fear of losing its accreditation.
Shane Vander Hart: Republicans released a video this week targeting Hispanics addressing religious freedom It’s somewhat accurate, but not completely.
As students and teachers head back to school they should be aware of what their religious liberty rights are while on public school grounds.
Jane Robbins of American Principles Project and Eric Goranson of Iowa Association of Christian Schools join Caffeinated Thoughts Radio as guests.
Faith J.H. McDonnell says that no country in the Americas is more restrictive than Cuba when it comes to religious practice. Will Obama address this?
Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Mike Huckabee discussed a proper federal government role with K-12 education at the 2015 Presidential Family Forum.
Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart discuss the efforts to “fix” No Child Left Behind in Congress with Joy Pullmann and religious liberty with Penny Nance.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback issued an executive order on Tuesday protecting the religious freedom of Kansas clergy and religious organizations.
U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) writes DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson regarding confusing religious freedom language in U.S. Naturalization Exam.