The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a new policy directive which focused on protecting religious freedom.
An Army report recommended Chaplain (Major) Jerry Scott Squires (USA) be found guilty of “dereliction of duty” for taking three business days to reschedule a marriage retreat he was prohibited from facilitating.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: These documents reassert the United States’s unwavering commitment to promoting and defending religious freedom.
The Supreme Court of the United States vacated the Washington Supreme Court’s ruling against Barronelle Stutzman in Arlene’s Flowers v. State of Washington and remanded the case back to that court for consideration in light of their recent ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
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?