Resources in Religious Liberty

Must doctors offer services that violate their sincerely held beliefs? On Oct. 15, 2019, a federal court in Texas answered that question with a strong, “No.”    According to Becket law, in Franciscan Alliance v. Azar, “a federal regulation threatened... Continue...

In a recent forum on LGBTQ issues for Democratic presidential candidates, former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke said that churches and other religious institutions that oppose same-sex marriage should lose their tax-exempt status. Andrew T. Walker wrote about O’Rourke’s statement. Here... Continue...

Buck v. Gordon Buck v. Gordon began on April 15, 2019, and represents a significant development for religious liberty within the foster care and adoption community in the United States. The case deals with the issue of St. Vincent Catholic... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 8, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commended the new U.S. restrictions placed on Chinese officials and organizations responsible for the horrific religious persecution in the Chinese region... Continue...

On Monday President Trump became the first president of the United States to host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom. At the “Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom,” held at the United Nations headquarters in New York,... Continue...

On Sept. 16, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor of Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski’s right to free speech. Duka and Koski own and operate an art studio named, Brush & Nib Studio. The studio willingly serves all people while... Continue...

My brother was always the jokester when we were growing up in our suburban hometown in upstate New York. One day at school a classmate asked my brother where our family was from; he jokingly replied, “West Korea,” to which... Continue...

A few months ago, the NYPD announced that from Jan. 1 through May 19, 2019, there have been 184 reported hate crimes, an 83% increase compared to the same time period last year. Of the hate crimes reported, 103 (59%)... Continue...

In recent days, two highly significant religious liberty court cases have made the news.  T-shirts and Hands On Originals The first case is Baker v. Hands On Originals. This case originated in Kentucky back in 2012 when Blaine Adamson, the... Continue...

“Separation of Church and State” is one of the most misunderstood phrases is modern political discourse. Yet, it is also a phrase with deep roots in Baptist tradition and one that we, as Christians, should have a healthy understanding of... Continue...