Articles on Religious Liberty

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik from our policy team in D.C., recently interviewed Hudson Institute’s Nina Shea on the current human rights situation in China. They discussed the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities, the widespread use of technology, and how the... Continue...

North Korea is the most dangerous place on earth to be a Christian. Open Doors, which studies and reports on Christian persecution worldwide, has listed North Korea at the top of its World Watch List—an index of persecution against Christians—for... Continue...

In recent days, three victims of religious intolerance have appeared in the news cycle. Two of them have been there before, but a third now enters the mix. Barronelle Stutzman The first is Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers... Continue...

Religious Liberty is a core principle in the Baptist Faith and Message (Article 17) and of the ERLC’s mission. As such, we continue to advocate for religious liberty and to protect the conscience rights of all, both at home and... Continue...

A book on natural law and religious liberty that I am reading for an academic colloquium I am participating in is bringing to the forefront of my mind the uniqueness of the American founding and the moral principles that birthed... Continue...

John Henry Seaburn, Jr. and Thomas Fenwick came from different backgrounds. One was the African-American son of a laborer. The other, white, descended from a Revolutionary War patriot. Even in war, the two were separated. The U.S. Army sent John Henry... Continue...

In a recent conversation with a friend, he expressed a sentiment that surprised me: “Well, I have no problem with there being a Muslim in the neighborhood. But I don’t see a problem with the city preventing them from building... Continue...

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a religious liberty waiver for South Carolina’s faith-based organizations. The significance of this action is twofold; first it provides relief for faith-based organizations in South Carolina. Second, it lays the... Continue...

On January 10, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights ruled against a German family’s right to homeschool their children. In recent years, the Wunderlich family has moved throughout Europe in search of the freedom to educate their children in... Continue...

The love of God and neighbor is at the foundation of all of the ERLC’s work because this love is the greatest commandment in the kingdom of Christ. This love compels ERLC’s public policy advocacy in Washington, including efforts to... Continue...