• Court Rules Adventist Entitled to Unemployment Benefits After Being Terminated for Absences
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  • Gibson Filming Project Based on War Hero Who Refused to Carry Weapon
  • Understanding RFRA: Is Religious Freedom the New Bigotry?
  • Understanding RFRA:  Does Indiana’s New Law Allow Businesses to Discriminate?
  • Court Rules Adventist Entitled to Unemployment Benefits After Being Terminated for Absences

    Court Rules Adventist Entitled to Unemployment Benefits After Being Terminated for Absences

    On March 17, 2015, the a three-judge panel of the Appeals Court of Geor­gia ruled unan­i­mously that the denial of unem­ploy­ment ben­e­fits to a Seventh-day Adven­tist who was fired for refus­ing to work on Sat­ur­days was unconstitutional.

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    Christianity’s Misguided Battle with Atheism and Secularism

      By Brent But­tler — Christianity’s ongo­ing bat­tle with athe­ism and sec­u­lar­ism is not only mis­guided, but also not what God intended for His church. recently heard a story about the evan­ge­list Billy Gra­ham. What piqued my inter­est was how almost overnight he tran­si­tioned from rel­a­tive unknown to house­hold name. One day in 1949 he showed up to the tent where […]

  • Gibson Filming Project Based on War Hero Who Refused to Carry Weapon

    Gibson Filming Project Based on War Hero Who Refused to Carry Weapon

    This year marks the 70th anniver­sary of the Bat­tle of Oki­nawa, and direc­tor and actor Mel Gib­son is work­ing on mak­ing a film based on the life of one of the sol­diers, Seventh-day Adven­tist con­sci­en­tious objec­tor, Desmond T. Doss, who won a Con­gres­sional Medal of Honor for sav­ing dozens of lives while refus­ing to carry a weapon.

  • Understanding RFRA: Is Religious Freedom the New Bigotry?

    Understanding RFRA: Is Religious Freedom the New Bigotry?

    By Nicholas Miller — Is sup­port­ing reli­gious free­dom an act of big­otry? This ques­tion is seri­ously being asked in the wake of the recent media erup­tions sur­round­ing the Reli­gious Free­dom Restora­tion Act (RFRA) bills passed in Indi­ana and Arkansas. The firestorm sur­round­ing these bills has brought the ten­sion between reli­gious free­dom and gay rights to a new level of pub­lic scrutiny and focus.

  • Understanding RFRA:  Does Indiana’s New Law Allow Businesses to Discriminate?

    Understanding RFRA: Does Indiana’s New Law Allow Businesses to Discriminate?

    By Jason Hines — This week, Gov­er­nor Mike Pence held a press con­fer­ence in order to clar­ify the Indi­ana Reli­gious Free­dom Restora­tion Act that has received so much crit­i­cism lately.

 

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Court Rules Adventist Entitled to Unemployment Benefits After Being Terminated for Absences

Court Rules Adventist Entitled to Unemployment Benefits After Being Terminated for Absences

On March 17, 2015, the a three-judge panel of the Appeals Court of Geor­gia ruled unan­i­mously that the denial of unem­ploy­ment ben­e­fits to a Seventh-day Adven­tist who was fired for refus­ing to work on Sat­ur­days was unconstitutional.

 
 

Christianity’s Misguided Battle with Atheism and Secularism

Image: DepositPhotos.com

  By Brent But­tler — Christianity’s ongo­ing bat­tle with athe­ism and sec­u­lar­ism is not only mis­guided, but also not what God intended for His church. recently heard a story about the evan­ge­list Billy Gra­ham. What piqued my inter­est was how almost overnight he tran­si­tioned from rel­a­tive unknown to house­hold name. One day in 1949 he showed up to the tent where […]

 
 

Gibson Filming Project Based on War Hero Who Refused to Carry Weapon

Gibson Filming Project Based on War Hero Who Refused to Carry Weapon

This year marks the 70th anniver­sary of the Bat­tle of Oki­nawa, and direc­tor and actor Mel Gib­son is work­ing on mak­ing a film based on the life of one of the sol­diers, Seventh-day Adven­tist con­sci­en­tious objec­tor, Desmond T. Doss, who won a Con­gres­sional Medal of Honor for sav­ing dozens of lives while refus­ing to carry a weapon.

 
 

Understanding RFRA: Is Religious Freedom the New Bigotry?

Understanding RFRA: Is Religious Freedom the New Bigotry?

By Nicholas Miller — Is sup­port­ing reli­gious free­dom an act of big­otry? This ques­tion is seri­ously being asked in the wake of the recent media erup­tions sur­round­ing the Reli­gious Free­dom Restora­tion Act (RFRA) bills passed in Indi­ana and Arkansas. The firestorm sur­round­ing these bills has brought the ten­sion between reli­gious free­dom and gay rights to a new level of pub­lic scrutiny and focus.

 
 

Understanding RFRA: Does Indiana’s New Law Allow Businesses to Discriminate?

Understanding RFRA:  Does Indiana’s New Law Allow Businesses to Discriminate?

By Jason Hines — This week, Gov­er­nor Mike Pence held a press con­fer­ence in order to clar­ify the Indi­ana Reli­gious Free­dom Restora­tion Act that has received so much crit­i­cism lately.

 
 

Understanding RFRA: A History — From an Adventist Mill Worker to Hobby Lobby

President Clinton signs Religious Freedom Restoration Act - November 16, 1993 - National Archives

Trac­ing the his­tory of the Reli­gious Free­dom Restora­tion Act from a Seventh-day Adven­tist tex­tile mill worker to Hobby Lobby.

 
 

Why the EU Should Not Re-Integrate Sunday into the Working Time Directive

Why the EU Should Not Re-Integrate Sunday into the Working Time Directive

Rein­te­grat­ing Sun­day into the Euro­pean Union’s Work­ing Time Direc­tive would be unlaw­ful, uncon­sti­tu­tional, and result in indi­rect dis­crim­i­na­tion says Brighton Kavaloh, founder and direc­tor of Adventreligio-legal Perspectives.

 
 

Rabbi Saperstein Sworn in as Ambassador for Religious Freedom

Rabbi Saperstein Sworn in as Ambassador for Religious Freedom

On Feb­ru­ary 20, 2015, Rabbi David Saper­stein was sworn in as the United States Ambassador-at-Large for Reli­gious Free­dom. Saper­stein is the fourth per­son to hold the post since it was cre­ated as part of the Inter­na­tional Reli­gious Free­dom Act of 1998.

 
 

Adventist Pro-Life Advocates Complete Filming 13-Part Series on Abortion

Adventist Pro-Life Advocates Complete Filming 13-Part Series on Abortion

Steve Wohlberg, direc­tor and speaker of White Horse Media, has announced the com­ple­tion of a 13-part series enti­tled, The Abor­tion Con­tro­versy, fea­tur­ing Dianne Wag­ner and Antoinette Duck of Maf­gia ministry.

 
 

Federal Health Care Conscience Rights Act Introduced

Federal Health Care Conscience Rights Act Introduced

Intro­duced on Feb­ru­ary 12, 2015, H.R. 940 would add a con­science clause to the Afford­able Care Act (Oba­macare) which would pro­hibit states that receive fed­eral fund­ing from dis­crim­i­nat­ing against those who decline to par­tic­i­pate in abor­tion or abor­tion coverage.