Freedom of Religion  (Page 1)

Belated Leftist Epiphany: Black Evangelical Christians Vote, Too

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/11/2017 at 5:30pm
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One of the many things that has long puzzled me about the leftist agenda is its long-standing, mulit-pronged attack on Judeo-Christianity.  On the one hand, I understand that the left has a reason for wishing to undermine religion.  After all, as assorted totalitarians, fascists, and communists well know, a populace permitted...

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Thousands of North Koreans Escape Using Underground Christian Network Spanning Across China

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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Thousands of North Koreans are fleeing the Communist prison state thanks to an underground Christian network spread across China, reports the British newspaper Daily Express. The 3000-mile long network, run by South Korean and Chinese Christians, also dubbed as the ‘underground railroad’, helps dissidents from the north to escape to freedom...

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ABC and NBC Help SPLC Smear Successful Religious Liberty Law Organization as “Hate” Group

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 8:25pm 7/13/2017 at 8:25pm
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I have written often, and recently, about the corrosive effect of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s highly-politicized “hate” and “extremist” lists.

Politico also recently focused on the problem, which I described in Southern Poverty Law Center “extremist” lists used “to silence speech and speakers”, including this quote from the Politico article:

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Missouri Lutheran School in Suit Against State

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:17pm 6/26/2017 at 12:17pm
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Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Missouri Lutheran School who’d sued the state over the state’s decision to withhold grant money.

PBS summarized:

The case grows out of a lawsuit filed by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, after it lost out on a grant for its playground in 2012...

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Iran Arrests Two Catholics as Regime Cracks Down on the Faith

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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On February 20, the Iranian regime arrested a Catholic mother and son as it continues to crack down on the faith. Unfortunately, there is no update on the two of them.

Anousheh Rezabakhsh and Soheil Zargarzadeh converted to Catholicism in Istanbul, Turkey in August 2016. It just goes to show that Christians...

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Faith Based Universities See Trump’s Win as a Reprieve

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30am 12/14/2016 at 10:30am

The last eight years have been an assault on faith based institutions in many ways so it’s no wonder the folks at these schools are breathing a sigh of relief.

National Review has the story:

For Some Faith-Based Institutions, Trump Represents a Reprieve

Perhaps more than any other sector in America, the ivory towers...

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Austria, Germany: Alpine Crosses Under Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/8/2016 at 1:00pm
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Summit Crosses have adorned hill tops and mountain peaks in the Alps since the dawn of Christianity in the West. Roman legionaries are said of have brought Christianity to the Alpine region as early as second century of Christian era. In recent months, these religious and historic symbols are targets of vandalism...

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Prager U: Were the Founders Religious?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 12, 2016 at 12:35pm 9/12/2016 at 12:35pm
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The debate over our founding fathers’ religious beliefs is centuries old. Though we are a nation intentionally founded on Judeo-Christian principles, the anti-religion crowd loves to paint the men that created our great nation as beings of The Enlightenment, forgetting (intentionally or ignorantly) their deeply-rooted religious beliefs.

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Family of 13-year-old girl murdered by Palestinian terrorist ascends Temple Mount

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00am 7/13/2016 at 7:00am

On Tuesday morning July 12, 2016, the family of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, the 13-year-old Israeli girl who was brutally stabbed to death on June 30th as she lay asleep in her bed, was granted special permission to visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem—the most sacred site in Judaism.

Hallel’s anguished parents, Rina...

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Atheists Target “God’s Country” Sign in Small Town Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/27/2016 at 5:00pm
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Malaysia: ‘Moderate Muslim’ country moves towards blanket Sharia Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:00am 5/31/2016 at 10:00am

The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia is moving towards a total imposition of Islamic Sharia. Malaysia’s government has pledged its support for an Islamic penal code that seeks to impose Sharia-prescribed punishments such as amputations, public stoning and flogging on its multi-religious population. The new legislation referred to as “Hudud Law” also...

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Christians facing violence and harassment inside German Refugee Centres, study reveals

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/10/2016 at 1:00pm

For many Christians fleeing the nightmare of religious persecution in Arab and Muslim lands their torment and suffering doesn’t end when they arrive on the shores of Europe since Islamist bullies single them out for harassment. A detailed study released by the Christian group Open Doors on Monday says that newly arrived Christian...

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High School Demands End to Off-Campus Christian Lunch Group

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:30am 4/16/2016 at 10:30am

In what some might be the next standoff over religious liberty, a high school near Madison, Wisconsin is at odds with an off-campus student lunch group over the right to hold free, Jesus-themed lunches.

Fox News explains:

[Middleton] high school allows students to eat lunch off-campus. In 2014 a small group of parents began meeting with their...

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Court confirms: Spaghetti is not a god

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 15, 2016 at 5:00pm 4/15/2016 at 5:00pm

Bad news for Pastafarians. A federal court in Nebraska ruled Flying Spaghetti Monster is not actually a god.

Stephen Cavanaugh, prisoner of the Nebraska State Penitentiary sued prison officials because, “their refusal to accommodate his religious requests.” His request to have Pastafarianism recognized as his official religion was smacked down by a...

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Brian Adams Too Good For Mississippi’s “Discriminatory Laws”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 11, 2016 at 12:00pm 4/11/2016 at 12:00pm

Is it an epidemic? Yet another decades-old rockstar miraculously found a feigned moral superiority soapbox. Canadian rocker Brian Adams, most famous for his early 90s hits, has decided Mississippi’s religious freedom laws are too draconian for his liking.

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Disney, Marvel Threaten Boycott If GA Gov Signs Religious Freedom Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:30pm 3/23/2016 at 8:30pm

Walt Disney and Marvel, a Disney subsidiary, are threatening to boycott Georgia if Governor Nathan Deal signs into law a religious freedom bill that recently passed the Georgia state legislature.

The bill, HB 575, had already undergone significant revisions in response to pressure from SJWs.  The bill was initially designed to protect...

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Obama Lectures America About Religious Inclusivity

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00am 2/5/2016 at 10:00am

In case you missed it, the National Prayer Breakfast was earlier this week and our esteemed president used the occasion to lecture people on religious liberty.

FOX 6 reported:

Pres. Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Faith is the great cure for fear’

President Barack Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, speaking about the...

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