(RNS) — They hope to carve out significant wins in a series of cases, including ones dealing with the ministerial exception, abortion and public funding for religious schools.
(RNS) — U.S. District Judge Rosemary Márquez argued that not only are the activists' beliefs sincerely held, but also that prosecuting them amounts to a substantial burden on their faith.
(RNS) — The exemption will allow Miracle Hill, a Greenville-based Christian ministry, to continue to accept only Protestant churchgoing parents to its federally funded foster care program.
Faith leaders and LGBT activists are searching for consensus that would balance religious conscience rights and LGBT protections and have national appeal.
(RNS) Some say that when it comes to LGBT issues, there is no middle ground. Not true, says Jennifer A. Marshall: 'the United States was made for this.'
INDIANAPOLIS -- She said her choice of discipline for her 7-year-old son came straight from her evangelical Christian beliefs.
(RNS) How did something as fundamentally American as religious freedom become a culture war weapon against LGBT people and their families?
(RNS) RFRA is being used as a vehicle for institutions and individuals to argue that their faith justifies myriad harms -- to equality, to dignity, to health and to core American values. This is wrong.
(RNS) Big business is trying to “rebrand” religious liberty as bigotry by distorting the facts about policies that draw strong support among Americans.
(RNS) Religious liberty is often threatened by government indifference or oversight, but here it is endangered by exaggerated claims and overreaching.
ATLANTA -- The bill grants churches, religious schools or faith-based associations the right to reject holding events for people or groups to whom they object.
(RNS) Michael Newdow has unsuccessfully challenged the Pledge of Allegiance, the president's oath of office and "In God We Trust." He's at it again, this time taking a page from the Hobby Lobby case.
(RNS) The Supreme Court will uphold the requirement that religious nonprofits sign a waiver to avoid paying for contraceptive services.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is about to climb back into Americans' bedrooms.
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.
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