Resources on Religious Liberty

For the second time in June, Christians and social conservatives have reason to celebrate the rulings handed down by the United States Supreme Court. In early June, the Supreme Court handed down a decision telling government officials to respect religious... Continue...

Hello. This is Russell Moore. I'm standing here, outside the United States Supreme Court Building after the court has just ruled in the matter of NIFLA versus Becerra. Essentially, what this case is about is whether or not the state... Continue...

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the Washington Supreme Court in Arlene’s Flowers Inc. v. Washington and remanded the case to be re-heard by the lower court. Arlene’s Flowers centers on a 73-year-old Southern Baptist, Barronelle Stutzman.... Continue...

In February 2017, a court sentenced former deacon Zhang Xiuhong of the Living Stone Church in China to five years in prison for alleged "illegal business operation." Later that year, it was reported that authorities had tortured Pastor Zhang Shaojie... Continue...

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

Today, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Jack Phillips in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case centered on a Colorado baker named Jack Phillips who was punished for refusing to create a wedding cake for... Continue...

It would be a mistake to interpret today’s Supreme Court ruling as an overwhelmingly sweeping win, or one that resolves all the ongoing tensions over religious liberty and LGBT rights. The ERLC has an explainer on the case. Legal experts... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2018—The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7–2 in favor of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. In the opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy held that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission treated... Continue...

Russell Moore comments on the SCOTUS ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case and the importance of religious liberty. Continue...

War continues to ravage eastern Ukraine, where conflict erupted in April 2014, following Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the violent actions of pro-Russian separatists. Along with forcing millions of people from their homes, the ongoing conflict has also resulted in... Continue...