religious freedom
NY Gov. Hochul’s refusal to address church attacks draws criticism after her thorough response to mosque incident

A series of attacks on churches in New York state have critics crying foul, as Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, remains quiet about the violence. Her refusal to address attacks… Read More

February 27, 2024
Iowa Senate passes religious freedom bill after hour-long debate

(The Center Square) – A bill Democrats said would open the door to discrimination of LGBTQ people passed the Iowa Senate along party lines after an hour-long debate on Tuesday. Read More

February 21, 2024
Public Education
Minnesota school district to allow Muslim families to opt out of LGBT reading lessons

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The St. Louis Park public school district in Minnesota will reportedly allow Muslim families to opt out of LGBT reading lessons for students. Two public… Read More

February 16, 2024
Public Education
Indiana bill would enable public school students to receive off-site faith-based instruction during school day

Indiana legislators are considering a bill that would allow “released-time” religious instruction for students during the school day at the discretion of their parents. The bill,… Read More

February 6, 2024
Iowa lawmakers advance religious freedom bill

(The Center Square) – An Iowa House subcommittee advanced a bill Tuesday that would prevent religious discrimination in Iowa over the objections of some who said the bill could discourage… Read More

January 31, 2024
State department still won’t say why it doesn’t classify Nigeria, India as countries violating religious freedom

(The Daily Signal) – Secretary of State Antony Blinken determined that Nigeria and India do not meet the threshold to be designated as “countries of particular concern”… Read More

January 29, 2024
Christian club sues Hawaii Department Of Education after allegedly being barred from school grounds

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A Christian after-school club organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Hawaii Department of Education after allegedly being barred from operating a club on several… Read More

January 25, 2024
Blue state officials agree to pay thousands after barring church from preschool lunch program for beliefs on gender

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – California state officials agreed to settle with the Church of Compassion and Dayspring Christian Learning Center Tuesday for nearly $200,000 after trying to exclude the… Read More

January 18, 2024
Australian law forbids prayers, revealing the religious freedom threat of bans on ‘conversion therapy’

(The Daily Signal) – Imagine the government told you what you can and cannot pray for, inside your own head. Such an idea seems better suited to “thoughtcrime” dystopias—such as George… Read More

January 4, 2024
East Lansing, MI to pay $825k for violating farmer’s free speech in religious liberty ruling

(The Center Square) – When the city of East Lansing excluded someone from a farmer’s market because of his religious beliefs, they violated his right to free speech and freedom… Read More

December 20, 2023
Public Education
Georgia high school football coach sacked after atheist group threatens district over player baptisms

A Christian football coach at a Georgia high school has been sacked from coaching for allegedly holding a baptism on school grounds where 20 players professed faith in Christ. The… Read More

November 21, 2023
Wisconsin city backtracks from viral memo banning Christmas decorations in public spaces

City leaders in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin are walking back a viral memo asking employees not to put Christmas decorations in public spaces after legal pushback. Melissa Cantarero Weiss, deputy city administrator… Read More

November 16, 2023
Op-ed: After 30 years of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the law – and our liberty – are under attack

(The Daily Signal) – Thirty years ago today, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, to protect what he called “the most precious of all… Read More

November 16, 2023
Court rules in favor of politician accused of ‘hate speech’ for tweeting Bible verse

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A Finnish court dismissed all charges against parliament member Päivi Räsänen after she was accused of hate speech for tweeting a Bible verse, according to… Read More

November 14, 2023
New Biden admin ‘mandate’ will require 80,000 employees to affirm gender ideology in the workplace

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is under fire for a new policy requiring employees to use the preferred names and pronouns of their… Read More

November 14, 2023
School board member sues for right to recite Bible verses

(The Daily Signal) – Since she began serving on her local school board in Arizona in January, Heather Rooks has made it a practice to begin her meeting… Read More

October 30, 2023
City can’t ban farmer from market for views on same-sex marriage, judge rules

(The Daily Signal) – Six years after a Michigan city barred a farmer from selling apples and other fruit at an outdoor market because he doesn’t allow same-sex weddings on… Read More

August 30, 2023
Christian Schools
Learning center offers Christian classes for public school students, triples enrollment in first 2 years

In a small Georgia town, a group of Christians got creative about reaching public school students with the Christian message. “There wasn’t really an option for [public school students] to… Read More

August 29, 2023
Southwest lawyers ordered by judge to attend ‘religious liberty training’ after failure to comply with previous order

Three lawyers for Southwest Airlines were ordered by a federal judge to attend a “religious liberty training” course after the company failed to comply with a court order. Texas federal Judge… Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
Michigan high school halts prayer at banquet after atheist complaints; asks what more it can do to beat back religion

A Michigan high school is stopping prayer at its senior awards banquet after an atheist group sent a letter threatening a lawsuit over a prayer in May. Vicksburg High School,… Read More

August 10, 2023