Articles on Religious Liberty

America is facing a pandemic. Experts have called the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a once-in-a-generation pathogen. Others have likened the disease to the H2N2 virus that killed more than a million people between 1957-58, and not far from memory is the... Continue...

On Jan. 7, 2020, Christianity Today (CT) reported that a second student from Fuller Theological Seminary (FTS) has joined a lawsuit against the school. The lawsuit claims that if a religious institution receives federal funding, then “even if it’s a... Continue...

What just happened? The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case that could have significant ramifications for religious liberty.   At issue in h is the question of whether it violates the religion clauses or the equal protection... Continue...

What just happened? The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case that could have significant ramifications for religious liberty.  At issue in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is the question of whether it violates the religion... Continue...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic nominee for president of the United States, has an impressive resume. He’s a polyglot, military veteran, ex-corporate consultant, Harvard graduate, and the mayor of a recognized city at a very young age. More than that,... Continue...

On Thursday, the White House announced new executive actions and agency regulations to ensure federal policy upholds religious freedom and the foundational right for the free exercise of religion. The actions across the Administration involved nine federal agencies proposing rules... Continue...

On Nov. 6,  in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Paul Engelmayer struck down an HHS rule titled, “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority.” The HHS rule provided conscience protections... Continue...

In August, the ERLC noted a significant religious liberty court case in the state of Kentucky. The case was Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission v. Hands On Originals centered on a situation from 2012 when Blaine Adamson, the owner... Continue...

Religious liberty is frequently in the news. Most Christians are (rightly) concerned about the increasing encroachment on Christian faith and practice. But pastors are sometimes uneasy about discussing religious liberty with their congregations and friends. For some, it seems antithetical... Continue...

An equally heartbreaking and morally revolting story is happening in Texas, where a court has severed the custody of a father from his 7-year-old son in order to allow the mother to oversee the child’s transition to living as a... Continue...