President Obama has responded to public outcry by announcing a plan to reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of the vast majority of gun owners who are law abiding and use their guns safely. His plan, which included recommendations from a task force of stakeholders led by Vice President Joe Biden, is a commonsense proposal that Congress should pass promptly.
On December 17, 2012 Senator John Kerry (D-MA) introduced “The Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2013” (S.3686)...
Dear Friend of Religious Liberty: Over the last 12 years, we have been watching the Florida state lawmakers’...
Next week, Florida voters will decide on whether to remove language in the Florida State Constitution that bars religious...
Senate to Take Up Condemned Iranian Pastor Youcef Resolution Next Week (American Center for Law and Justice)
The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has scheduled to take up the resolution supporting Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani next week. The committee is scheduled to consider the resolution,a companion to the resolution that unanimously passed the House earlier this year,next Tuesday,June 19,2012. It is the next step toward bringing [...]Read more ›
The final verdict has been handed down. The blood of the martyrs continues to water the seed of the church. Prayers needed for courage and a miracle. Pastor Nadarkhani is a true hero of the faith and a witness against religious intolerance of all stripes. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/02/22/iran-court-convicts-christian-pastor-convert-to-death/Read more ›
In the Republican primaries this year, there is a bright spot for religious freedom and diversity. Amy Tarkanian, the state GOP chairwoman told The Associate Press that she has asked the Republican National Committee to weigh in on whether the religious voters should be accommodated by moving their voting to [...]Read more ›
EXCERPT: ”It makes me want to scream, but instead I nearly cry.” CNN’s Anderson Cooper reports – Dadaab, Kenya (CNN) – Right now, this may be the most desperate place on Earth. “A drought, not seen in 60 years, compounded with near complete lawlessness and utter disregard for human life has [...]Read more ›
In its Founding Statement, the European Sunday Alliance argues that, in the interest of synchronicity, Sunday is the appropriate day of rest for all of Europe, and makes no allowance or acknowledgment of what should be done for those whose faith requires them to rest on a day outside of Sunday. In fact, it is not hard to see how those who rest on a different day might be an annoyance or hindrance to Sunday rest, and even in the debate may be portrayed as roadblocks, troublemakers, or even anti-religious. Businesses who open on Sunday could be fined, and those who conduct their own entrepreneurial endeavors on Sunday could also find themselves operating against the law.Read more ›