First Liberty has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Oregon Court of Appeals decision that upheld the state-imposed punishment of bakery owners, Melissa and Aaron Klein.
The YU Pride Alliance at Yeshiva University announced on September 21st that they would agree to a “stay” of the June New York Supreme Court decision by Justice Kotler requiring the historically Jewish institution to officially recognize the LGTBQ club, including granting access to resources and equal treatment as other clubs.
While some Christians are busy imposing themselves on society in the name of Christ, people who really want to follow Jesus will be seeking the Holy Spirit’s presence so that they can love their neighbors and live out the golden rule.
During the 2022-23 term, the Supreme Court will consider a case that raises this issue: “Whether applying a public-accommodation law to compel an artist to speak or stay silent violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment.”
Churches could benefit from knowing how to fight, with clear rules of engagement, focused statements of the issues, negotiation to achieve a compromise, and how to know when the dispute has concluded.
The Justice Department has filed suit against the city of Lansing, Michigan, claiming it discriminated against a Seventh-day Adventist when it fired her for refusing to work on her Sabbath. According to the complaint, when the city hired Sylvia Coleman as a detention officer, she disclosed that because of her religious beliefs, she was unavailable…