Resources on Religious Liberty

After the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandated that all health insurance plans for most employers provide coverage for all FDA-approved contraceptives, abortion causing drugs, and sterilization procedures. HHS exempted certain... Continue...

2017 marks the 500-year anniversary of the event that sparked the Protestant Reformation. On October 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk with a carpenter’s mallet nailed 95 theses to the door of the church of Wittenberg to call for a public... Continue...

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the state of Missouri violated the Free Exercise Clause when it excluded a church from a general program to purchase recycled tires and resurface its playground because it was a religious institution. While that... Continue...

Editor's note: Image courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom and Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia. Today the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in one of the most important religious freedom cases of the year. Here is what you should know... Continue...

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church in its fight against unjust discrimination by the state of Missouri. This case might feel insignificant owing to the fact that the question at stake is whether the state... Continue...

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017—The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 today in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church in the religious liberty case, Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia Inc. v. Comer, upholding that the state cannot deny an institution a public benefit... Continue...

Free, downloadable bulletin insert for use by your church on Citizenship and Religious Liberty Sunday.  Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 7, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, lamented comments made Wednesday by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.), who cited religious beliefs as the reason he opposes the nomination of... Continue...

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them (Acts 16:25 ESV) The visit to Macedonia had gone well. Paul and company had arrived in Philippi days before and on... Continue...

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, speaks with CNN's Erin Burnett about President Trump's recent signing of an executive order on religious liberty. Watch the interview here. Continue...