(RNS) — Two graphic artists claim that the ruling means that Phoenix's anti-discrimination law "cannot compel us to imagine and create custom artwork that violates our beliefs." Actually, that's not the case.
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips allege in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday (Aug. 14) that Colorado is on a "crusade to crush" Phillips because of his religious beliefs.
(RNS) — Pro bono? Not even a penny? The old adage holds: This sounds too good to be true. And it is, says Andrew L. Seidel.
SALT LAKE CITY — Debates over religious freedom are more contentious now than they were in the past, and these organizations may help explain why.
(RNS) Stephen Tennes was barred after he refused to host a lesbian couple's wedding. Aided by a Christian-based legal organization, he filed a lawsuit against the city.
(RNS) "Battleground December" is wrapping up for 2015. Let’s tally up the wins and losses.
(RNS) In the days before the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, we asked two couples -- one gay who want to marry, one straight and opposed to gay marriage -- what the court's decision would mean to them.
ATLANTA (Reuters) Kelvin Cochran wrote a 2013 book titled, "Who Told You That You Were Naked?" in which he called homosexuality "vulgar" and "the opposite of purity."
WASHINGTON (RNS) "Our town treats church signs differently than other types of signs," said Pastor Clyde Reed of Good News Community Church in Gilbert, Ariz.
Reparative therapy is a damaging practice. Why do some Christians still promote it?
Anti-LGBT laws are being implemented all around the world due to non affirming theology on same-sex relationships. Will Christians denounce these laws when it's their theology that has influenced them?
WASHINGTON (RNS) Donald and Evelyn Knapp are businesspeople, not pastors. They abandoned their religious vocation the moment they traded the sacred meaning of marriage for a profit-making enterprise.
(RNS) The Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom said the Hitching Post wedding chapel is not a nonprofit religious organization like a church, but rather is a religious for-profit limited liability company like a Bible publisher.
(RNS) Donald and Evelyn Knapp are ordained Pentecostal ministers who say they can't provide same-sex services at their for-profit wedding chapel because it's "something forbidden by their religious beliefs and ordination vows."
(RNS) The ordinance bans discrimination among businesses that serve the public, private employers, in housing and in city employment and city contracting.