Tony Perkins

Tony Perkins is an author at Religion News Service.

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Nigeria’s blasphemy laws are the religious freedom crisis no one is talking about

By Frederick A. Davie and Tony Perkins — February 5, 2021
(RNS) — The United States needs to incentivize the Nigerian government to uphold religious freedoms enshrined in the West African country's constitution.

Religious liberty means COVID-19 restrictions cannot target churchgoers

By Tony Perkins — May 5, 2020
(RNS) — If you can wander through a big-box retailer with a couple of hundred others, why can’t you sit in your family car on a Sunday and listen to a sermon?

Why Christians must support religious freedom for everyone

By Tony Perkins — June 19, 2019
(RNS) — The promotion of the fundamental human right of religious freedom is the product of a fully formed Christian worldview.

Keep kids with parents at border — and remember how we got here

By Tony Perkins — June 28, 2018
(RNS) — If the executive order survives the courts, it will undoubtedly be more compassionate than previous policies, which enticed parents and other adults attempting illegal crossings to subject children to the dangers of the desert, the division of families and even death.

Free pastors from the Johnson Amendment

By Tony Perkins — February 9, 2017
WASHINGTON (RNS) More free speech for advocates in the public square should be something that everyone can get behind, whether Democrat or Republican.

Will we stand with persecuted Christians? (COMMENTARY)

By Tony Perkins — April 15, 2016
(RNS) We need to consider something similar to the 1980s protests for the freedom of Soviet Jews, for Christians and other religious minorities that are now being persecuted around the world.

COMMENTARY: Let Americans follow their religious beliefs

By Tony Perkins — February 10, 2014
(RNS) Without a positive result from the Supreme Court, the Green family, owners of Hobby Lobby, will be forced to pay millions of dollars in federal fines if they maintain their convictions.
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