Browsing All posts tagged under »Religious Freedom«

HHS Acts To Preserve Religious Freedom At Hospitals During Pandemic

July 23, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took two important steps Tuesday to protect religious freedom during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency’s Office for Civil Rights announced that patients at hospitals within the University of Maryland Medical System may receive visits by clergy amid the pandemic. And, the office said, […]

Judges: Wise Men Still Seek Them

December 8, 2019 by

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Plus 1 more title: Salvation Army Gets Ringing Endorsement from Trump  ~     Tony Perkins ~     With the House’s impeachment circus sucking most of the air out of Washington, it’s easy to forget that there’s other business taking place on the opposite side of the Capitol. While Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is wasting her […]

Adopting Inclusion for Families of Faith

April 7, 2019 by

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Plus the following: 2. At Foley Gala, the Media Invites Disunity 3. Congratulations, Ronnie Floyd  ~ Tony Perkins  ~    Religious Freedom isn’t a “fringe” issue — but try convincing NBC. The outlet’s latest puff piece on LGBT parents is a typical one-sided angle on adoption — but maybe that’s the scary part. Because for all the […]

Ilhan Omar’s Impoverished View Of Religious Freedom

March 8, 2019 by

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By Emilie Kao and Madison Ferguson ~ The House of Representatives voted on Thursday on a resolution condemning bigotry and hate. The resolution was spurred by the recent remarks of freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, which questioned the loyalty of Jews to the United States. Both her anti-Semitic statements and broader views of religious freedom […]

House Dems Out to Get Religion, Plus 2 More

November 16, 2018 by

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Plus 2 more posts: Permission Impossible? Racy Video Takes Parents by Surprise Promoting Marriage Makes Cents By  Tony Perkins  ~    One of the most important religious freedom laws in America turns 25 this Friday. But will it make it to 26? House Democrats are doing everything it can to ensure it doesn’t. A quarter […]

Media, Bigotry, Religious Freedom, and Mike Pence

August 27, 2018 by

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By Rebecca Hagelin ~  Bigotry in any form is immoral. But it’s perfectly acceptable for the media elite when the target of the bigotry is a practicing Christian. In fact, it’s fashionable in “progressive” circles to trounce those who follow Christ. So, it’s no surprise that Vice President Mike Pence and his faith are increasingly under attack […]

How A ‘Far-Left Propaganda Machine’ Got A Respected Legal Group Expelled By Amazon

May 4, 2018 by

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By Greg Scott ~ Alliance Defending Freedom has won seven cases at the U.S. Supreme Court in as many years, including one that upheld an Arizona school choice program and another that prevented the state of Missouri from discriminating against a Christian preschool. The legal powerhouse, which fights for religious freedom, is awaiting decisions in […]

How The Trump Administration Is Taking Serious Action To Protect Life, Conscience

January 27, 2018 by

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By Melanie Israel ~ The Department of Health and Human Services made news last week when its Office for Civil Rights announced the creation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division dedicated to protecting our first freedom. The very next day, the department unveiled a proposed regulation to robustly enforce federal conscience statutes, and […]

President Trump’s Timely Evangelical Appeal

October 23, 2017 by

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By Star Parker ~ President Trump addressed this year’s annual Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. He is the first sitting U.S. president to do so. The Values Voters Summit is hosted by the Family Research Council, an organization whose mission is addressing public policy and culture from a Christian point of view. My organization […]

Promise Kept: Trump Administration Protects Americans’ Religious Freedom

October 7, 2017 by

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By Emilie Kao ~ The Justice Department fulfilled President Donald Trump’s promise to provide clear guidance on the administration’s commitment to restore robust protection of religious freedom across all federal agencies and executive departments Friday. This fix was sorely needed in the wake of President Barack Obama’s administration actions that harmed Americans’ religious liberty. The […]

Gay Marriage Australia – They Don’t Talk Freedom Because They Don’t Respect It

September 27, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Paul Kelly is right:   Our flawed approach to changes in marriage law is revealed in the latest Newspoll — a 57 per cent majority wants same-sex marriage and an even bigger 62 per cent majority wants religious beliefs protected — yet this obvious nexus is most unlikely to be achieved. […]

You’re A Bad Man, Governor Brown

July 11, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ Charlie Brown has been down on his luck before. But he’s never been targeted by an entire state. What insane dictator could possibly hate the lovable Peanuts character? Kim Jong-Un? No, Governor Brown. Governor Jerry Brown, who despite having slightly more hair than Charlie, is much less popular than Schultz’s beloved […]

Australia’s ABC Loses Its Religious Faith

July 4, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The ABC disrespects the Christian faith that largely inspired our values and institutions, and which is still followed by most Australians. That Islamic leaders are also upset by the downgrading of the ABC’s religious programming suggests the ABC has already dropped the focus on Christianity: The ABC is planning to dump […]

Bible Teaching Banned

July 2, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Be warned by Canada:  A school has been warned to stop teaching bible passages that may be deemed offensive to the lesbian and gay community… Staff at the school in Alberta, Canada were told by email some bible passages can “denigrate or vilify” the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community.”… Earlier […]

Crucial Religious Freedom Case Arrives To Supreme Court

December 4, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ A loss of Scalia’s conservative anchor would open the door for our nation’s highest court to turn completely into a group of black-robed Hollywood scriptwriters. Among the factors that drove the electoral victory of Donald Trump was his very strong support from evangelical Christians. Trump won the white evangelical vote 81 […]

As The Cultural War Rages, Can We Live Together?

September 3, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ Religious liberty concerns continue to weigh heavily on church-going Americans. In a recent survey from Pew Research, 40 percent of those who reported attending church in the last few months said that clergy spoke about religious liberty. No other issue received more attention from clergy. And not surprisingly so. The aggressive […]

Atheist Group Says Football Team Chaplains At Public Universities Are Unconstitutional

September 9, 2015 by

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By Kate Scanlon ~ The Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist group, has sent a report to public universities claiming that providing chaplains to their football teams is unconstitutional. Alliance Defending Freedom, a non-profit legal organization that advocates religious liberty, sent letters to universities in response to the atheist group’s claim. “Public universities should be […]

Will The Same-Sex Marriage Push Destroy The Right Of Churches To Dissent?

July 11, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Paul Kelly is rightly suspicious of the hidden agenda of many same-sex marriage activists: The real issue is conceptually simple — it is whether same-sex marriage will deny conscience rights to much of the population… This week … Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson, a strong supporter of same-sex marriage, began to […]

Fewer Traditional Values Means More Government

July 3, 2015 by

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By Star Parker ~ More unsettling than the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges directing states to recognize same-sex marriage is the reasoning that went into the decision. It would be nice to believe that the men and women who wear black robes and occupy seats on America’s highest court are serious people — […]

Understanding the Cauldron that Brewed ISIS (Part 2 of 2)

March 22, 2015 by

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Dr. Jasser for Georgetown’s Berkley Center: Earlier this week, we shared with you part 1 of a 2-part piece Dr. Jasser wrote for Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs.To read part 1 of the series, entitled “Understanding the Cauldron that Brewed ISIS: Contemporary Problems and Solutions”, click here.   Part 2 continues Dr. Jasser’s […]

Obama’s Attacks On Religion In America

March 11, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Americans tend to take the liberties spelled out in the Bill of Rights for granted. This is especially true of freedom of religion in which the First Amendment protects “the free exercise thereof” while at the same time prohibiting “an establishment of religion” to ensure that neither a state nor the […]

Don’t ‘Embrace the Terrorist Narrative’ By Blaming Islam + More – Daily Digest

February 20, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Besides, to lay and collect internal taxes in this extensive country must require a great number of congressional ordinances, immediately operation upon the body of the people; these must continually interfere with the state laws and thereby produce disorder and general dissatisfaction till the one system of laws or the […]

Chanukah Celebrates Rededication

December 16, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Sometimes I think that Jews are going to have to arm themselves in order to celebrate Chanukah. These days, merely praying in a synagogue, whether it is in Jerusalem or Brooklyn has become hazardous. Of course, those who hate Jews don’t really need an excuse to attack them. In November, Palestinian […]

Freedom OF Religion, Not Freedom FROM Religion

August 25, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution do not abandon religion, they embrace it. They do not, however, require that Americans believe in God, nor punish them for failing to do so. Central to the liberties enshrined in these documents is the belief that they come from a higher power […]