Resources in Religious Liberty

On April 2, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing for H.R. 5, the Equality Act. This legislation would reopen the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to redefine “sex” to include “sexual orientation and gender identity” as a federally... Continue...

Since February, more than 250 Christians have been murdered in Nigeria by either militant Fulani herdsmen or the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram. In both cases, the Nigerian government has been negligent in seeking to curtail the violence and bring... Continue...

On December 11, 2018, House Resolution (H.R.) 390—the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018—became law. David Trimble and Nathaniel Hurd, two people who played a significant role in passing this bill, join Travis Wussow to discuss... Continue...

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments at the end of February on the Bladensburg cross case, in which the Justices must answer the constitutionality of a war memorial in the shape of a cross seated on government-owned property. On this... Continue...

What just happened? This week, the ERLC was at the United Nations in Geneva advocating for religious freedom and participating in the release of a major report issued by the UN on the state of religious freedom around the world.... 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...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, published an op-ed online at National Review today decrying a grave injustice in Sharia courts against a Christian family in the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, Moore suggested... 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...