Contrary to Trump's representation, the voices of individual church members, or even church employees, have not "been taken away." Instead, they may independently advocate for or against any candidates of their choosing, but they cannot use their houses of worship as vehicles for doing so.
On August 3, 2016, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider a bill that religious groups fear would make it difficult for faith-based colleges and universities to operate in a manner consistent with their beliefs.
By Jason Hines, Ph.D., J.D. – One of the unfortunate things about the discussion that occurs whenever a police officer shoots another unarmed Black man is its monotony. I was planning to sit out the debate that would occur around the death of Alton Sterling. The reason I wanted to sit the discussion out is because we always seem to hit the same beats. Black folk say #BlackLivesMatter. The ignorant and the bigots among us say #AllLivesMatter. Before long, someone asks, “What about Black on Black crime?”
To put it succinctly, the Fort Des Moines Church of Christ is suing for protection against a threat that does not exist under current law.
Whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will do more to defend the Free Exercise Clause is an important factor in deciding which candidate to support.
Today Lionsgate released the official poster for Mel Gibson's latest film, "Hacksaw Ridge" the story World War II war story of Seventh-day Adventist conscientious objector Desmond Doss who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for moving 75 troops in Okinawa to safety while under heavy fire. The poster, which features the tagline, "When the order came to retreat, one man […]
The latest version still faces constitutional hurdles as lawmakers seek to control morals policies of religion-based educational institutions.
SB 1146 is currently up for consideration in the California State Assembly Judiciary this Thursday having already passed the Senate by a vote of 26-13 on May 26, 2016. The heading of the bill states, "The Equity in Higher Education Act among other things, prohibits a person from being subjected to discrimination on the basis of specified attributes, including sex, […]
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving a Washington state requirement that all pharmacies must fill contraceptives regardless of the religious objections of the owners.
If passed, SB 1146 is unconstitutional because the government is imposing a condition on religious institutions with the intent of pressuring them to compromise their religious beliefs.