Resources in Religious Liberty

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...

Since the first mission movements of the Early Church, Assyrian (Syriac) churches have never failed to maintain a confessional Christian presence in or near their original lands. If the current crisis facing northeastern Syria worsens, ancient Christian communities dating back... Continue...

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) affirms the full dignity of every human being. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Messengers passed a resolution to “reaffirm the sacredness and full dignity and worthiness of... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 21, 2019—Lawmakers in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed and President Trump signed an appropriations package that included a repeal of the troubling tax on all nonprofits, including churches. Russell Moore, president of... Continue...

What just happened? This week, both the House and Senate passed an appropriations bill, which President Trump is expected to sign, that includes a repeal of the troubling tax on all nonprofits, including churches, found in Section 512(a)(7) of the... Continue...

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...