religious liberty
State AG coalition calls out Chase Bank for religious discrimination

(The Center Square) – A group of attorneys general from across the U.S. is going after one of the country’s largest banks, which it claims treats some Christians unfairly. Read More

May 9, 2023
Courts, Culture
Colorado would force her to create LGBTQ wedding websites. She’s fighting for her religious freedom

(Daily Signal) – Graphic designer Lori Smith believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman. She also wants to create wedding websites. Under Colorado’s… Read More

May 8, 2023
19 attorneys general back Missouri college’s religious liberty case against Biden administration

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t agreed to hear a case involving a private Missouri college’s challenge to a Biden administration ruling, but Missouri Attorney General Andrew… Read More

March 29, 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
In religious liberty win, ‘conversion therapy’ ban in Missouri’s second largest county falls one vote short

A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy, which would prevent Christians from counseling people regarding a biblical view of sexuality and gender, has failed the Jackson County Legislature by… Read More

March 21, 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
Christian Schools, Courts
Parents, Catholic school sue Michigan officials over ‘gender identity’ law

(Daily Caller) – The Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (SHJP) Catholic school filed a lawsuit Thursday against Michigan state officials after the state’s civil rights laws were changed to include… Read More

December 27, 2022
Ohio students closer to getting religious accomodations

(The Center Square) – Ohio colleges and universities could soon be required to develop a policy that would provide religious accommodations for students following the General Assembly’s passage of bipartisan… Read More

December 27, 2022
Courts, Culture
In free speech case, Supreme Court is expected by some to back Colorado web designer who opposes same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court appears poised to rule in favor of the First Amendment right of a Christian web designer to refuse building websites for same-sex weddings. The Supreme… Read More

December 12, 2022
Religious organizations join North Carolina charter school in appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

(The Center Square) – Several religious organizations are joining North Carolina’s John Locke Foundation to support a Brunswick County charter school’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which centers on… Read More

November 1, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Florida Christian school appeals decision upholding prayer ban over football loudspeaker

A Florida Christian school is continuing a years-long legal battle after being prevented from praying over a loudspeaker system before a championship game. Cambridge Christian School has appealed… Read More

October 24, 2022
Nurse practitioner fired over religious exemption for birth control files lawsuit

(The Sentinel) – A Kansas nurse practitioner says she was fired because of her faith – despite having had a religious exemption for years. Suzanne Schuler is suing her former… Read More

October 14, 2022
Pro-life student organization sues school district over alleged censorship, bullying

A lawsuit alleges a student pro-life group was singled out for censorship and bullying at a school in Las Vegas. The Students for Life club at East Career… Read More

October 12, 2022
Mississippi ranks highest in nation’s religious liberty, new study shows

(Religion Unplugged) – The majority of Americans live with less than half of the legal protections of religious freedom available in other states, according to new research by the… Read More

September 15, 2022
Public Education
Fargo school board scraps Pledge of Allegiance over ‘under God’ in the name of diversity

Why did a North Dakota school board drop the Pledge of Allegiance six months after voting to start each meeting with it?  Because the phrase “under God”… Read More

August 12, 2022
New bill would codify religious groups ability to receive federal funds for social service programs

(The Center Square) – A new Senate bill would open the door for religious organizations to secure access to federal funding for a range of social service efforts. Currently, faith-based… Read More

August 5, 2022
Seattle Pacific University sues state attorney general over probe into hiring practices

(The Center Square) – Seattle Pacific University, a private Christian University associated with the Free Methodist Church, has filed a lawsuit against Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson claiming that his… Read More

August 2, 2022
‘God-given rights’ are on the line: St. Louis mom unites thousands to fight for medical freedom

When Jennifer Barker took her infant daughter to the doctor for routine vaccinations, she never dreamed it’d be an event that would change both of their lives. Read More

May 4, 2022
She’s a mom, Sunday school teacher – and prominent religious freedom attorney

(Religion Unplugged) – As the Fairfax Church of Christ stood to sing “From The Inside Out” on a recent Sunday, Lori Windham stepped forward to interpret the… Read More

May 2, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Satanic Temple sues elementary school for not allowing after-school Satan club

(Religion Unplugged) – The Satanic Temple has filed a civil lawsuit against a Pennsylvania elementary school after the school turned down a request to form an after-school Satan Club. Read More

May 2, 2022