religious freedom
Courts
Christian school sues Colorado’s new universal preschool program over anti-religious discrimination

A Christian school is suing Colorado education officials for the right to participate in the state’s new universal preschool program. Darren Patterson Christian Academy (DPCA), a PreK-8 Expeditionary Learning school,… Read More

June 23, 2023
Courts
High school sports association tries to use new Florida law to dismiss suit against its alleged anti-Christian bias

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) filed a motion asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit against alleging anti-Christian bias. In 2015, the FHSAA… Read More

June 13, 2023
Culture
Man arrested for reading Bible at gay pride event

A Pennsylvania man was arrested at a “gay pride” event for reading a Bible verse in public. In the video posted on Twitter, Christian protestor Damon… Read More

June 12, 2023
Courts
Four California churches win ‘significant victory’ against state’s abortion coverage mandate

Four churches in California have won religious freedom lawsuits in two federal courts against the state’s abortion-coverage mandate. In rulings on the two lawsuits, the churches’ right to decline covering abortion… Read More

May 23, 2023
Courts
Wyoming school district sued for hiding child’s gender transition from parents

A Wyoming couple is filing a lawsuit against their daughter’s school district for allegedly helping her socially transition to a boy. Sean and Ashley Willey are asserting three… Read More

May 17, 2023
Culture
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
Christian Schools, Public Education
School district reverses decision to terminate contract with Christian university following lawsuit

(Daily Caller) – An Arizona school district settled with a Christian university on Thursday and will once again allow its student-teachers back to work that were previously banned for their… Read More

May 8, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Religious groups welcome two bills which would give Ohio students more excused absences

(The Center Square) – Two bills in the Ohio Legislature would expand the number of days students could use as excused absences to six – three for religious activities and… Read More

May 5, 2023
Courts
21 attorneys general urge Colorado Supreme Court to hear Masterpiece Cakeshop case

(The Center Square) – Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey joined 21 other Republican attorneys general in filing a legal brief urging the Colorado Supreme Court to hear an appeal by… Read More

May 3, 2023
Courts, Culture
Lawsuit: Oregon prevented a mother from adoption because she’s Christian

A federal lawsuit was filed this week on behalf of an Oregon mom who says the state prevented her from adopting a child because of her Christian faith. Read More

April 5, 2023
Courts, Culture
Federal court declines to take up Maine religious freedom case

(The Center Square) – A federal appeals court has declined to take up a lawsuit filed by a Maine church alleging that the state’s COVID-19 restrictions on worship services during the… Read More

November 7, 2022
Courts
Jewish university appeals to Supreme Court after it is ordered to approve LGBT club

(The Center Square) – The oldest Jewish university in the U.S. has now appealed to the Supreme Court as the next step in a lengthy battle over whether the religious… Read More

August 30, 2022
Culture
Fired WSU coach claims $25M in damages in religious exemption vaccine case

(The Center Square) – Nick Rolovich, former head football coach at Washington State University, has filed a tort claim demanding $25 million in damages as a result of his firing… Read More

August 11, 2022
Culture
Alito: U.S. seeing growing hostility to religious freedom

(The Center Square) – Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said there’s a “growing hostility to religion” in a keynote address he gave highlighting the unique protection of religion… Read More

August 2, 2022
Culture
Residents angry, defiant after this small Kansas town orders ‘In God We Trust’ taken off police cars

There’s been a run on “In God We Trust” car decals this week in the Haven, Kansas area, in defiance of the city council’s vote Monday to remove the slogan… Read More

May 13, 2022