first amendment
Biden admin backs off Catholic hospital that fought back over lit candle

A Catholic hospital is celebrating a First Amendment victory after the Biden administration backed off a threat to close it down over a candle flame in its chapel. Read More

May 9, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Virginia parents’ lawsuit can continue against Loudoun schools over bias incident reporting form, court rules

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit made by Loudoun County, Virginia, parents against their public school system… Read More

April 18, 2023
Public Education
North Dakota House fails to override Burgum veto over pronoun use, speed limit

(The Center Square) – The North Dakota House of Representatives did not get the two-thirds majority needed to override a veto by Gov. Doug Burgum on a bill concerning pronoun… Read More

April 4, 2023
U.S. Department of Education faces backlash for repealing First Amendment protections

Religious groups and an alliance of attorneys general are criticizing the Department of Education (ED) for rescinding rules that protect college students’ religious freedoms. The rules, which were… Read More

March 28, 2023
Courts, Culture
SCOTUS’ decision in upcoming case could have massive implications for small business owners of faith

(Daily Caller) – The Supreme Court’s decision in an upcoming case could secure protection for multiple religious small business owners with current lawsuits in federal appeals courts, along with others… Read More

March 6, 2023
NYC mayor calls himself a ‘servant of God,’ criticizes faithless education, ruffling feathers on the left

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is being harangued by the political left for refusing to separate his faith from his office. At an interfaith breakfast hosted at… Read More

March 2, 2023
Biden admin looking to remove religious student groups’ protections on campus

(Daily Caller) – The Department of Education (DOE) announced a proposal Tuesday rescinding a Trump-era policy that prohibited universities from receiving federal funding if they restricted religious student group activities. Read More

February 22, 2023
Anti-religious ‘watchdog’ claims Texas school board’s prayers violate the Constitution

A school board in Texas is being targeted by an anti-religion group for praying before meetings. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), whose purpose is to “promote the… Read More

February 15, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Op-Ed: Liberal religious leaders are shooting themselves in the foot by suing over Missouri’s abortion ban

A small group of liberal religious leaders is suing the state of Missouri over its abortion ban, ironically claiming access to abortion is part of their religion. Although… Read More

January 27, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Minnesota could deny teaching licenses to educators with traditional views on gender with new standards

Minnesota’s proposed teacher licensing standards would leave religious educators in a quandary between their faith and their jobs. The standards, which are in the final… Read More

January 13, 2023
Courts, Culture
Former Virginia Tech women’s soccer star sues coach for trying to make her kneel during National Anthem

A former women’s soccer star at Virginia Tech is suing her coach after she says she was forced off the team for refusing to kneel during the National Anthem. Read More

December 16, 2022
Courts, Culture
Silent prayer in public is protected by the Constitution, US Supreme Court rules in coach prayer case

The government cannot punish its employees or anyone else for silent prayer, even at public events and facilities, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled… Read More

June 27, 2022