The Fight for Religious Liberty Continues {VIDEO}

When we originally posted this video back in 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court was set to deliver a landmark ruling on a case involving the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic entities whose religious freedom was being jeopardized by a government mandate.

The battle for religious liberty continues today, with recent rulings in favor of several Christian bakers and the Little Sisters of the Poor petition of the United States Supreme Court for protection under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Supreme Court Hands Victory to Christian Bakers

The embattled Christian bakers who have been fighting for their livelihood ever since they refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding were handed a victory yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the lower court decision that forced the couple out of business and sent the case back to the state for another look.

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We’ve Come a Long Way Since the First Fortnight for Freedom!

This Friday, June 22, Catholics across America will kick off the seventh annual Fortnight for Freedom and will do so after a year of impressive gains in religious freedom which prove that prayerful action really can make a difference in our world!

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Colorado Baker

The days of LGBTQ activists forcing Christian businesses to violate their consciences in order to serve their same-sex marriages may soon be coming to an end as the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 7-2 decision in favor of a Christian baker from Colorado who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.

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Justices Appear Torn on Colorado Baker’s Case

Oral arguments took place yesterday at the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the right of a baker to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Court watchers found it difficult to discern which way the court might rule on what could be a landmark case for either LGBT rights or religious freedom.
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PA Bridal Shop Under Fire for Religious Beliefs

ww bridalCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The same sad but tired story of same-sex couples trying to force the faithful to accept their lifestyle choices is playing out once again, this time with a Christian-owned bridal shop in Pennsylvania that refused to sell bridal gowns to a same-sex couple.

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Media Labels Christian Law Center as “Hate Group”

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ABC News reporters Pete Madden and Erin Galloway led a mainstream media smear campaign against the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), one of the country’s most respected religious liberty law firms, causing a national outcry after referring to them as a “hate group.”

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Report: State of Religious Hostility in America

16219121_sAs the Church prays its way through the final days of the Fortnight for Freedom 2017 campaign, a new study is confirming that hostility toward religion isn’t all in our minds – it really has gotten worse in the last few years – but there are some bright signs on the horizon.

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VP Encourages at Catholic Prayer Breakfast

national catholic prayer breakfast logoVice President Mike Pence, who refers to himself as a “born-again Evangelical-Catholic” gave an inspiring and upbeat address at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast yesterday saying that “life is winning” in the U.S. and that the new administration is committed to protecting religious freedom.

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