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Dangerous Money: Gov’t money to churches has strings attached

Ray McAllisterJan 26, 2018

By Ray McAllister Would you choose to mount a sixteen-foot maraschino cherry on the roof…

PA Court flushes Amish free exercise claim after 8-year sewer battle

PA Court flushes Amish free exercise claim after 8-year sewer battle

Kelly LariosJan 24, 2018

An eight-year conflict has left a Pennsylvania family struggling to practice their faith against a…

Court orders parties to brief Establishment Clause issue in travel ban case

Court orders parties to brief Establishment Clause issue in travel ban case

On Friday, January 19, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Trump v. Hawaii (Docket No.…

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Proposed New York guidelines could permit public school districts to regulate private schools

The state of New York is considering guidelines that could dramatically change the relationship between…

10th Cir. reverses summary judgment in Title VII Sabbath accommodation case

10th Cir. reverses summary judgment in Title VII Sabbath accommodation case

Michael PeabodyJan 19, 2018

On January 17, 2018, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court…

The Turn at the Gate: What Jesus Knew about the Separation of Church and State

The Turn at the Gate: What Jesus Knew about the Separation of Church and State

Charles MillsJan 17, 2018

“Jesus had two choices. Arriving at Jerusalem, He could turn right…

When Not to Tell the Story: The Ethics of Announcing a Religious Conversion

When Not to Tell the Story: The Ethics of Announcing a Religious Conversion

Ray McAllisterJan 17, 2018

  By Ray McAllister, Ph.D. Churches like nothing more than to have a wonderful and…

Supreme Court declines Establishment Clause challenge to Mississippi LGBT law

Supreme Court declines Establishment Clause challenge to Mississippi LGBT law

Ed DickersonJan 11, 2018

By Ed Dickerson – On Monday, January 8, 2018, the United States Supreme Court declined…

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FEMA’s reversal of no-aid policy for churches raises Constitutional concerns

Michael PeabodyJan 8, 2018

Last summer, Hurricane Harvey created a wake of destruction across southeast Texas, and the Federal…

The Top 5 Religious Liberty Stories of 2017

The Top 5 Religious Liberty Stories of 2017

Ryan SnowDec 27, 2017

By Ryan Snow Oral Argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission On December…