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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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Chick-fil-A Under Fire Once Again

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A battle royal is brewing in Texas over a decision by the San Antonio City Council to ban Chick-fil-A from its airport because of its support for Christian family values - a move the state’s Attorney General believes is a violation of religious liberty.

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New Birth Control Mandate Spares Religious Groups

The Trump administration announced today that they will provide an exemption for employers with religious and moral objections to providing birth control in employee health insurance plans.

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Judge Upholds Law Protecting Religious Liberty

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In a big win for supporters of traditional marriage in the state of Mississippi, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court ruled unanimously to allow a law protecting the religious liberty of people who oppose same-sex marriage to go into effect.

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Fortnight for Freedom 2017 Underway!

church steeple flagToday’s feast of the martyrdom of St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher marks the beginning of 10 days which have been set aside to focus on religious freedom issues both here and abroad.

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Shocking Report Reveals Extent of Religious Hostility in America

Anyone who still believes that attacks on religious liberty in America are nothing more than a partisan attack on the Obama Administration needs to read a stunning new 140-page report prepared by the Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council (FRC)  documenting over 600 incidents of hostility to religion that have occurred in the U.S. in recent years, including attacks on religious liberty in the public arena, in the schoolhouse, and against churches and ministries.

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom - Day 3

These reflections and readings from the Vatican II document Declaration on Religious Liberty (Dignitatis Humanae) are intended for daily use during the Fortnight for Freedom, a national campaign designated by the U.S. Catholic bishops for teaching and witness in support of religious liberty. The readings and the questions that follow can be used for group discussion or for personal reflection.

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