Resources in Religious Liberty

What just happened? China claims Uighurs, Kazakhs, and other Muslim minorities in internment camps are there because they had been “infected” by the “virus” of Islamic radicalism and must be quarantined and cured. That’s one of the findings in a... Continue...

Around the world, Christians increasingly face harassment, arbitrary imprisonment, and even death because of their faith. An independent review in the U.K. found this summer that Christians were on the receiving end of 80% of religiously motivated discrimination around the... Continue...

Jeff and Chelsea are joined by friends and coalition partners Miriam Harmer and Brian Walsh to discuss our advocacy work for a bipartisan repeal of the new tax on nonprofits and, for the first time in American history, houses of... 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...

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...