The federal government wisely backed down on an ultimatum it gave to Saint Francis Health System in Oklahoma to either extinguish the sanctuary lamp in its chapel, which it deemed to be a fire hazard, or stop serving elderly, disabled, and low-income patients.
Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill 660 – also known as the “Boss Bill” – which will now force all employers, including religious employers such as churches and pregnancy care centers, to hire people who oppose their beliefs and pro-life position.
Despite an overall decline in religious practice in America, a new study has found that 63 percent of Americans say they support a person’s freedom to practice their religion at work or elsewhere in life “even if it creates an imposition or inconvenience for others.”
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.
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.
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!
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.
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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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.