religious freedom

Marriage and Contraception Will Dominate 2014’s Religion Headlines

gay marriage

On the domestic front, there are two obvious frontrunners for the religion headlines likely to predominate in 2014. Both involve imminent decisions by the US Supreme Court: same-sex marriage and
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Liberty: A Vote or a Veto?

Hobby Lobby

Over 92 bills in 32 state legislatures have been introduced to prevent “religious laws” from being used in court decisions–that is, non-Christian “religious laws.” Seven states successfully turned these bills into law,
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Bid for State Religion Fails

North Carolina General Assembly

According to a lawsuit filed last month by the American Civil Liberties Union, the commissioners of North Carolina’s Rowan County have, over the past five years, opened 97 percent of
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Hell or Hope? The Choice is Ours

hell

True or false? In 1988, did the state of Pennsylvania reaffirm a “blasphemy law” that forbade corporate names with words that “profane the Lord’s name”? George Kalman found out the
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George Maynard recalls license-plate ordeal, free-speech victory

Most United States Supreme Court cases do not arise out of a $25 fine and a license plate. But George Maynard’s case did after he covered up the state of
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