The Equality Act’s Threat to Religious Liberty

Shane Vander Hart: The Equality Act sets up a clash between LGBT rights and faithful Americans’ religious conscience rights, and faithful Americans will lose.

Governors Feel ‘Seismic Shift’ in Free Exercise Law

9th Circuit Judge: “The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo arguably represented a seismic shift in Free Exercise law.”

Labor Department Strengthens Religious Exemption for Federal Contractors

Eugene Scalia: “Religious organizations should not have to fear that acceptance of a federal contract or subcontract will require them to abandon their religious character or identity.”

Vander Hart: Xavier Bacerra Is The Worst Choice for HHS

President-Elect Joe Biden’s appointment of Xavier Bacerra to head Health and Human Services is an insult to anyone who cares about religious liberty.

‘Even In A Pandemic, the Constitution Cannot Be Put Away and Forgotten’

The Supreme Court offered a stinging rebuke of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship in “red” and “orange” zones.

Thanksgiving “models harmony possible by divine grace and good will”

Mark Tooley: Our prayers this Thanksgiving must remember those Christians under threat and restriction by tyrannical regimes and violent ideologies.

LGBTQ-Rights Group Wants Biden to Restrict Religious Liberty

The Human Rights Campaign wants the incoming Biden Administration to restrict religious liberty when it comes into conflict with perceived LGBTQ rights.

Farris: What Homeschoolers Can Teach Churches About Standing Up For Freedom

Michael Farris: In light of the Supreme Court’s refusal to stop state’s threatening churches during COVID-19, churches can learn from homeschoolers.

Supreme Court Denies Justice in Nevada Church’s Lawsuit

Justice Samuel Alito: “We have a duty to defend the Constitution, and even a public health emergency does not absolve us of that responsibility.”

Supreme Court Supports Religious Liberty in Two Decisions

The Supreme Court in two 7 to 2 decisions sided with two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and Little Sisters of the Poor.

Trump Calls On Governors to Reopen Churches

President Donald Trump said that houses of worship are essential and called on governors to open them during an impromptu press briefing at the White House.

U.S. Department of Labor Advances Protection for Religious Liberty

Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia issued both a directive and guidance to advance religious liberty protections aligned to President Trump’s executive order.

U.S. District Court Judge Rebukes Louisville Mayor for Drive-In Church Service Ban

U.S. District Court Judge Justin Walker: “The Mayor’s decision is stunning. And it is, ‘beyond all reason,’ unconstitutional.”

De Blasio’s Blatantly Unconstitutional Threat

Shane Vander Hart: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s threat to close church and synagogue buildings permanently for noncompliance with COVID-19 orders is tyranny.

Religious Liberty Bill In Iowa House Considered ‘Too Broad’

An Iowa House subcommittee passed on a bill offered by State Rep. Sandy Salmon that would expand the definition of “bona fide religious purpose” in Iowa law.

Buttigieg: Religious Liberty Limited “When It Does Harm”

Pete Buttigieg briefly discussed with Caffeinated Thoughts the tension between religious liberty and the liberty interests of LGBT Americans.