Religious Liberty

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North Carolina lawmakers vow to kill Charlotte anti-bias bill

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Religious Liberty | North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory vowed to “correct” a sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) ordinance passed this week in Charlotte, calling it a…

New York farmers drop appeal in same-sex wedding fight

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Religious Liberty | After four years of legal battles against a state government bent on forcing them to host same-sex weddings, Liberty Ridge Farm owners Robert and Cynthia…

Exchanging hugs for human rights

By Angela Lu
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Persecution | Asian religious leaders chastise President Obama for cozying up to foreign leaders with a long history of human rights abuses

Canada contemplates closing its Office of Religious Freedom

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Groups representing Jews, Muslims, Christians, and others are urging Canada’s new Liberal government to renew the country’s Office of Religious Freedom…

After Scalia

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Antonin Scalia was a giant on the Supreme Court, and his death introduces uncertainty into a high-stakes election and term at the court 

‘Historic’ Muslim gathering calls for protection of religious minorities

By Julia A. Seymour
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Islam | About 300 Muslim scholars, imams, and government representatives recently gathered in Morocco to call for the protection of religious minorities in the Muslim…

Irish bakers’ bias case delayed after attorney general steps in

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | The Christian bakers in Northern Ireland waiting to hear a verdict in their sexual orientation discrimination case will have to wait a little longer. Daniel…

Weighing atrocities

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | European resolutions on ISIS genocide put pressure on a reluctant Washington

Britain’s anti-extremism plans include inspecting Sunday schools

Britain’s anti-extremism plans include inspecting Sunday schools

By Samantha Gobba
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Education | Christian groups in the United Kingdom are recoiling at a government proposal to inspect youth groups, Sunday schools, and scout troops for “undesirable…

New scorecard will grade lawmakers on support for persecuted minorities

By Evan Wilt
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Persecution | WASHINGTON—Members of Congress will soon be graded on how much they value religious freedom, as terrorism eviscerates minority faith groups around the…

Texas high court revives cheerleader suit over Scripture-themed banners

By Leigh Jones
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Free Speech | The Texas Supreme Court has handed a half-time victory to a group of high school cheerleaders who sued for the right to put Bible verses on the banners they…

Christian high school demands protection for pregame prayers

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | Leaders at a Christian high school demanded an apology this week from the athletic board that forbade a pregame prayer at a state championship football game…

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