Articles on Religious Liberty

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has been working for years to protect our Christian brothers and sisters in Malaysia from increasing levels of persecution by working for the religious freedom of all Malaysians. At the end of January, Malaysia’s... Continue...

Challenges to religious liberty continued to be a major concern throughout 2017. Here are five key developments related to freedom of religion you should know about. 1. Supreme Court backs church in an important religious liberty case In June the... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Over the last several years, religious liberty has been misrepresented and attacked in legislatures, courts, and the culture across America. As Christians, we must fight to defend... Continue...

Editor’s Note: We wanted to let you know about this really important new initiative from our friends at Alliance Defending Freedom. We are grateful for the way they come alongside churches and ministries to help defend and protect religious liberty.... Continue...

Today, oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd., v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission are set to be heard before the Supreme Court, and things as seemingly unimportant as milk, flour, and sugar may be the ingredients that determine the shape of... Continue...

In 2012, Michelle Obama told a conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Our faith journey isn't just about showing up on Sunday for a good sermon and good music and a good meal. It's about what we do Monday... Continue...

Last Friday, a sweeping reaffirmation of religious liberty’s significance to America’s constitutional system was unveiled by the Trump administration’s Department of Justice. Following the release of a May 2017 Executive Order where President Trump directed Attorney General Sessions to “issue... Continue...

It has been a great week for religious freedom – the protection for the conscience rights of every American of every faith and the free exercise thereof. Earlier this week, the Senate Foreign Relations committee held its hearing for Gov.... Continue...

On Friday, October 6, 2017, the Trump Administration released a new rule that provides robust religious liberty exemptions to the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) contraceptive mandate. The contraceptive mandate was established in 2010 by the... Continue...

In America, religious liberty is too often the victim of a culture war. But around the world, religious liberty helps reduce the likelihood of there being victims from actual violence. So with great urgency and enthusiasm from the religious liberty... Continue...