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Religious Freedom


I receive Free Inquiry Magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to be called “humanists.” The Council for Secular Humanism that publishes the magazine has “Affirmations of Humanism” that begin with the assertion that they are “committed to the application of reason and science to …

According to the radical left-wing activist Obama appointed to serve as chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, “religious freedom” and “religious liberty” are just code words for racism, intolerance, sexism, and discrimination. In a report released this month on balancing religious freedom with government rules, it called on policymakers to “limit as much …

The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the Capitol. Calling the Commandments “religious in nature and an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths,” the court said the monument must go. Gov. Mary Fallin has refused. And Oklahoma lawmakers instead have filed legislation …

Former pastor Joshua Feuerstein wanted to test something out amid the controversy this week over religious freedom and business rights. He figured if business owners should be compelled not to discriminate against homosexuals, then businesses should also be compelled not to discriminate against anti-gay Christians. And so, on video, he recorded a phone conversation he …

On the off chance a gay couple in Walkerton, IN wanted pizza for their wedding, they’ll have to go somewhere besides the family-owned Memories Pizza, which told a local news team Tuesday night that they would refuse service to a same-sex wedding. “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for …

This story, in the Daily Mail, reports how King, North Carolina, caved under pressure of mounting legal fees from an Afghanistan war vet, who filed suit against the city to remove religious symbols from the Veteran’s Memorial. All because . . . you guessed it,  . . . it violated his constitutional rights and offended …

Last week, when “Fox & Friends” highlighted my most recent column, titled “Neutering Religious Holidays,” liberals came out of the woodwork to try to defend President Barack Obama’s record. So I decided to do a little research and see just how spiritual his past Thanksgiving addresses have been and compare them with the thoughts of …

After decades of warnings on the right about liberal politicians threatening religious liberty, a Democratic mayor in Texas is now subpoenaing pastors to turn over their sermons. Houston city officials are demanding that city pastors opposed to Houston’s “Bathroom Bill”–“a law that allows members of the opposite sex into each other’s restrooms”–turn over sermon notes …