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Thankful for More Educational Freedom (Hopefully) On Its Way

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE If you know your United States history, you know that the Pilgrims came to North America seeking to practice their religion...

Maryland Counseling Ban Appealed

LIBERTY COUNSEL GREENBELT, MD – Liberty Counsel has filed the Opening Brief asking the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the district judge’s decision to dismiss...

Judge Denies Conscience Protection for Medical Professionals

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL NEW YORK, NY – A federal Obama-appointed judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York struck...

HHS Moves To Lift LGBT‐​Bias Funding Strings

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed to rescind some regulations issued in the final days of the Obama administration...

Trump Administration Protects At Risk Children

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will introduce a new federal rule that would allow faith-based adoption and...

Who’s Afraid of Religious Reasoning?

LEWIS WAHA, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM If people fear what they don’t understand, then one of the most feared things today is religious liberty....

Victory for Medical Judgments and Conscience Protections

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL DALLAS, TX – A federal court in Texas struck down an Obama-era rule that forced doctors across the nation to perform...

The ACLJ Files Brief in Critical Case Involving Discrimination Against Christian Schools

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ Last week, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Carson...

O’Rourke: Churches That Don’t Support Rights Should Lose Exemption

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE Last night, at a CNN candidate forum on gay rights, CNN's Don Lemon asked Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke: "religious institutions like...

Beginning of the End: Tampa Counseling Ban Permanently Struck Down

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL TAMPA, FL – Today, federal Judge William F. Jung issued an order granting summary judgment to Liberty Counsel in its suit to invalidate...

Same week Congress approved First Amendment, it requested Day of Prayer

Nation's first National Day of Thanksgiving to Almighty God American Minute with Bill Federer The First Amendment was passed in the First Session of Congress, which...

Why Would a Libertarian Want School Choice? Suppose Canned Peaches…

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Peter Greene, an affable defender of public schooling and critic of most things “reformy,” is nonplussed: How could libertarians argue that religious...

Employment Cases Go to Supreme Court

LIBERTY ALERT, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – Liberty Counsel filed two amicus briefs in support of employers in three Supreme Court cases regarding whether federal anti-discrimination laws should...

Doctors and Nurses Forced to Perform Abortions

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ At the ACLJ, we are committed to defending life and that includes the life of the unborn. Recently, there were two important victories...

Penn’s Holy Experiment – “the seed of a nation”

American Minute with Bill Federer After serving time in prison for his Christian beliefs, William Penn insisted his colony live together in religious toleration William...

Labor Department Protects Religious Freedom

LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Trump administration has proposed a rule which protects faith-based organizations that contract with the federal government by allowing them to make...

The Bladensburg Cross: The Court Moves in the Right Direction

JOHN A. SPARKS, THE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM A large cross erected in 1925 by Gold Star mothers in honor of their 49 fallen...

Meet America’s New ‘Victim’ Class

MAT STAVER, LIBERTY COUNSEL Just when you thought America was running out of “victims,” a new class has emerged from under the covers. It turns out that...

Being “Pro-Life” Shouldn’t Cost You A Job

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ For over two decades the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has been at the forefront of advancing and defending the...

Klein v. Oregon: Religious Liberty & Freedom of Speech v. Gay Rights

JOHN A. SPARKS, THE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM Among recent actions by the U.S. Supreme Court, a four-sentence order may set the stage for the court...

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Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...