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In June 2017 a gunman opened fire on a group of Republican Congressman, nearly killing one. Just over a year later, several pipe bombs were mailed to prominent Democratic officials, including former President Barack Obama. In recent years Americans have... Continue...

On Monday, the Supreme Court will decide the religious liberty case, Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Read the latest issue analysis produced by ERLC. Andrew Walker Andrew Walker is the managing editor of Canon and Culture. He also serves as the Director of... Continue...

In a report conducted by the Religious Freedom and Liberty Partnership (RFL), a non-governmental organization in Kuala Lumpur promoting religious liberty for all Malaysians, numerous concerns are raised about the erosion of this freedom in Malaysia. While religious freedom is... Continue...

The American founders viewed churches as a central institution within American life, because religion provided the moral foundation of self-restraint and community awareness necessary for the success of republican self-government. Many believed that the American experiment would not succeed without... Continue...

Executive Summary The Southern Baptist Convention is the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, consisting of approximately 50,000 churches in all 50 states. A key component of the Southern Baptist identity is a commitment to serve one’s neighbors by... Continue...

The tax-exempt status of religious institutions remains a topic of discussion in American public life, and from time to time, public debate regarding this issue flares up and becomes more intense. This appears to be one of those times, which is... Continue...

In February, the Supreme Court declined to review the petition for writ of certiorari in Whole Woman’s Health v. The Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Supreme Court’s denial of review means the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Smith... Continue...