Stephanie Wang is an author at Religion News Service.
Judge suggests Mike Pence’s Syrian refugee ban rooted in religious bias
INDIANAPOLIS — On Wednesday (Sept. 14), a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed into Ind. Gov. Mike Pence’s attempted ban of Syrian refugees resettling in the state.
Bigotry? Hatred? Christians say they’re tired of being made into the bad guys
INDIANAPOLIS – “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
Can Indiana compromise on LGBT rights, religious liberty?
The “Utah compromise” was hailed by some as a groundbreaking balance of religious liberty and LGBT rights. But now, Indiana business leaders are roundly rejecting the concept.
Indiana’s Church of Cannabis files religious liberty suit
The lawsuit challenges state laws on possession and use of marijuana as infringing upon religious beliefs.