religious freedom

Muslim Woman Sues Police for Violating Her Religious Freedom

Nicholas Kurch, Independent Journal Review

Malak Kazan, 27, was pulled over by police and arrested for having a suspended license. While she was being booked, she was forced to remove her hijab. She was told she couldn't wear the head scarf while being processed and in custody.

Florida Family Policy Council Pre-Election Tour

Florida Family Policy Council President John Stemberger will be touring the state in the weeks leading up to the election on November 4. Join John as he discusses the issues that matter most to families in Florida – and everywhere else.

Lesbian Bridezillas Bully Bridal Shop Owner Over Religious Beliefs

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

A Pennsylvania Christian bridal shop owner who refused to provide wedding gowns to a lesbian couple because of her religious beliefs was bullied by the lesbians on Facebook, where their post about the shop owner’s refusal to serve them went viral.

Satanic Group Demands ‘Religious’ Exemption From Abortion Laws

Mike Miller, Independent Journal Review

The Satanic Temple, which describes itself as facilitating “the communication and mobilization of politically-aware satanists, secularists, and advocates for individual liberty,” is demanding an exemption from abortion laws, citing the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. 

Court Rejects Atheist Challenge: 9/11 Cross Stays

The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit found that the cross, located at Ground Zero, was "a symbol of hope" and historical in nature. The court also rejected arguments the traditional Christian cross was an impermissible mingling of church and state. SIGN OUR PETITION DEFENDING THE 9/11 CROSS NOW!

Obama Signs New Exec. Order Restricting Religious Freedom

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

Obama signed yet another executive order- this time targeting the religious rights of Americans. The new executive edict issued by Obama prohibits fed. contractors from discriminating against homosexuals & those who identify as a different gender than that which they were assigned at birth.

Okla. Battles Group Over Satan Statue

William Bigelow, Breitbart

A battle will soon be held in Okla. over a statue of Satan that the Satanic Temple, backed by the ACLU, wants to erect near the Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse lawn. Repub. Gov. Mary Fallin said that the Satanic statue will never be erected.

SCOTUS Upholds Christian Prayers at Council Meetings

David G. Savage, LA Times

The Supreme Court said that city councils and other public boards are free to open their meetings with an explicitly Christian prayer, ruling that judges may not act as "censors of religious speech" simply because the prayers reflect the views of the dominant faith.

Does Prayer Belong at Government Meetings?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on Town of Greece vs. Galloway later this term — a case that could have a profound impact on prayer in the public square — a new poll finds that the vast majority of Americans have no problem with invocations at government meetings, with one important caveat.

War on Christians: The Politics of Persecution

Katie Gorka, Breitbart

Persecution of Christians is on an upward trajectory that runs parallel to the Islamist awakening and has accelerated under the so-called “Arab Spring.” Yet it has not made it to the top-ten list of priorities for American policymakers.

Cruz: Religious Liberty 'Has Never Been More in Peril'

Emma Roller, National Journal

Ted Cruz's speech at Liberty University shows just how different Cruz and Rand Paul are.

Will Lawmakers Be Fined $10,000 Per Prayer After Defying Judge's Order?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

An atheist legal group has filed a motion accusing commissioners in Maryland of repeatedly defying a judge’s order prohibiting them from praying during public meetings.

Nigerian People Must Liberate Their Land, End Political Failure, Open Greater Economic Potential

Orji Uzor Kalu, a potential presidential candidate in Nigeria says “The more the economy goes out of government to the private sector the better it will be for the economy” and to release the country's vast economic potential he “would like to see small government and big enterprise.”

Freedom for Me, But Not for Thee

Andrew Napolitano, Reason.com

Sen. Feinstein has no problem with experiments with Amer. liberties, unless she and her staff are the victims. The gov't derives its powers from the people's consent and must recognize that in areas of natural rights no one, not even a majority, can consent to their surrender for us. 

Now Feds Can Order Any Family to Violate Religious Beliefs

Bob Unruh, WND

Homeschool advocates warn of a dangerous precedent from the Romeike family court case.

Christians Behind AZ Religious Freedom Law Isn't Going Anywhere

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

Contrary to what many in the mainstream media have claimed, the conservative Christian group that backed and drafted AZ’s Religious Freedom Law is actually celebrating the fact that 123 of the bills it has supported since its inception in 1995 have been signed into law.

An Absolute Right to Refuse Service

Matt Barber, GOP USA

Albert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” He was right.

Will Arizona Free Its Christian Slaves?

To force someone to do labor against their will is the very definition of slavery and that is nothing less than what the radical homosexual lobby and their secular liberal allies have been using courts across America to do. Arizona's SB 1062 is needed o protect believers from this judge-imposed slavery. Sign and share the petition to urge Gov. Brewer to support the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, SB 1062.