Lawsuits Are An Alternative To Christian Nationalism

Virginia state officials agreed to settle a lawsuit with a Christian wedding photographer after he refused to use his business to celebrate same-sex marriage, according to a press release. Bob Updegrove filed a lawsuit against then-Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring in September 2020 after a . . . Continue reading →

Fighting For Religious Liberty Takes Its Toll

A high school football coach in Washington state has resigned following his recent return to coaching after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled his on-field prayers were protected by the Constitution. Joe Kennedy, former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Seattle, . . . Continue reading →

Free Speech Watch: Harvard Fails

Harvard is consistently ranked one of the best universities in the United States. But FIRE frequently finds itself in the odd position of giving this all-star academic school failing grades. Simply put, Harvard has never performed well in FIRE’s College Free Speech Rankings, finishing below . . . Continue reading →

SCOTUS: Employers May Not Prohibit Sabbath Observance, But Do American Christians Care?

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) recently convened to make some of the most significant rulings on religious freedom in recent years. The court held unanimously: “Title VII requires an employer that denies a religious accommodation to show that the . . . Continue reading →

DeSantis Signs Law Restricting Pronouns In Schools

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Wednesday that will prohibit a school from requiring students and teachers to use preferred pronouns and adds guidelines for books that citizens wish to challenge in schools. “We’re not doing the pronoun olympics in . . . Continue reading →

The Feds’ Solution To Loneliness

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently released an advisory titled “Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation.” It warns that social isolation is a major public health problem. The 81-page document presents six government-directed “pillars” of action to address the health hazards of social isolation. . . . Continue reading →

Justice Gorsuch Warns About The Erosion Of Civil Liberties

Since March 2020, we may have experienced the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country. Executive officials across the country issued emergency decrees on a breathtaking scale. Governors and local leaders imposed lockdown orders forcing people to . . . Continue reading →

Hostility Against Churches On The Rise In The USA

On March 27, 2023, three children and three adults were killed in a shooting at The Covenant School, a private Christian school and a ministry of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee. The assailant shot through glass side doors to access areas . . . Continue reading →

FBI Places Agent Undercover In Catholic Church?

House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has issued a subpoena to FBI Director Christopher Wray in connection with a now-withdrawn memo that explored avenues for gaining information on white supremacists’ interaction with local Catholic churches. The memo, a product of the Richmond, Va., FBI field office, . . . Continue reading →

NY’ers For Religious Liberty Vs. NYC On Vaccine Mandates

New Yorkers for Religious Liberty is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting religious freedom in New York City as it comes under attack from policies such as the COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Alliance Defending Freedom is serving as co-counsel for the organization, representing . . . Continue reading →

Connecticut Church Sues Over Vaccine Mandate

A Connecticut church is suing the state for allegedly breaching its First Amendment rights by no longer allowing parents’ religious exemptions to vaccines. The lawsuit comes after the state ordered Milford Christian Church to implement the vaccine mandate and expel students who . . . Continue reading →

“Hard Work U” Sues Biden Admin Over Trans Policy

Founded in 1906, College of the Ozarks is a religious school in Missouri that aims to provide its students a Christian education. The college’s vision is to develop citizens of Christ-like character who are well-educated, hardworking, and patriotic. No students pay tuition . . . Continue reading →