Eleven State Attorneys General Urge SCOTUS to Hear Christian Bakers’ Case

Eleven state attorneys general urged the Supreme Court to hear Aaron and Melissa Klein’s case against the state of Oregon.

Atheist Groups Call DOJ Religious Liberty Task Force “Theocratic” and “Troubling”

Atheist groups called the new religious liberty task force at the U.S. Department of Justice “troubling” and said that the “theocratic” task force would “bring down the wall of separation.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces DOJ Religious Liberty Task Force

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force at the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday morning.

Episode 50: Jonathan Williams on Iowa’s Economic Outlook

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses Iowa’s economic outlook with Jonathan Williams with the American Legislative Exchange Council. Plus, more Americans think porn is morally acceptable, religious liberty is dead in Canada, and Donald Trump has declared the North Korea summit a success.

The Positive Potential Impact of the Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision

There are two positive aspects of the Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission that we will see in future cases.

HHS Launches New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

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).

The Top 7 Victories for Religious Liberty in 2017

Montse Alvarado: Amid the chaos of an historic election and the naming of a new Supreme Court Justice, victories for religious liberty were won across the country, protecting the freedoms of people of all faith, and no faith at all.

University of Iowa Sued by Christian Group They Kicked Off Campus

Becket announced that a Christian student group, Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), filed a lawsuit in federal court against the University of Iowa.

Trump Administration Takes Steps to Protect Religious Liberty

The Trump Administration took steps to protect religious liberty through conscience protection from the HHS contraceptives mandate and new DOJ guidance.

Young Americans Are Less Protective of Religious Liberty

Kelvey Vander Hart: Although older generations still tend to protect religious freedom, younger Americans (those under 30) are not quite so supportive.

Our Iowa GOP Poll Shows a Decline in Marriage Amendment Support

Our poll of Iowa GOP readers shows a significant decline in support for a marriage amendment while religious liberty and pro-life support remain high.

Take The Iowa GOP Governor’s Race Straw Poll

Are you planning on voting in the Iowa Republican Primary on June 5, 2018? Let us know if you intend to support Kim Reynolds, Ron Corbett, or Steven Ray.

Report Says Attacks on Religious Liberty Up 76% Since 2014

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.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 7-1-17 (Guest: Chris Jacobs)

On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Shane Vander Hart discussed the Senate reform bill with Chris Jacobs, and then discussed a big decision in the Supreme Court.

SCOTUS Levels Playing Field for Religious Institutions Using Public Funds

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 in favor of a Missouri church who was denied a state grant to improve the safety of their preschool’s playground.

A Discussion: Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination (Video)

Watch Ryan T. Anderson, John Corvino, and Sherif Girgis discuss their new book Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination at the Heritage Foundation.