Religious Freedom

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5 Ways Western Christians Can Help Persecuted Christians

Let persecuted Christians around the world know they are not alone and not forgotten.

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Why Are Americans So Uptight about Religion?

America can learn from the way Hong Kong invites, celebrates, and affirms people of all faiths.

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How Evangelicals Can Regain Our Superpowers

What if rejecting religious freedom laws actually helps evangelicals rediscover the power of the Gospel?

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We Must Be A Beacon of Light and Hope . . . Before It’s Too Late

Remarks from Rabbi David Saperstein, the new U.S. ambassador for religious freedom.

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I Was Free to Find Religion in Prison. Will the Supreme Court Protect That Freedom?

Why inmates need to be at liberty to practice their faith.

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When President Obama Calls Out Religious Extremists, He Needs to Be Specific

The United States must ensure that the foreign security forces it supports are not themselves fanning religious hatred.

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Obama Taps First Non-Christian to Serve as U.S. Ambassador for Religious Freedom

Rabbi David Saperstein, named the most influential rabbi in America in 2009, will head the Office of International Religious Freedom.

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Meriam Ibrahim, Finally Freed from Sudan, Meets With Pope Francis

After being trapped in Sudan for her refusal to renounce Christianity, Meriam Ibrahim and her family met with Pope Francis.

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Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

For a country full of Goliaths, we’re awfully obsessed with being David.

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Religious Diversity: A “Holy Experiment” in Colonial America

The early colonists realized if they wanted to freely practice their beliefs, they had to allow their neighbors the same right.

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Why Religious Freedom in Sudan Matters to All of Us

With Meriam Ibrahim and her children facing torture and impending death, a surprising collection of activists have fought to save them.

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Awaiting Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Public Favors Contraception Mandate

In the showdown over Obamacare, the core legal question is whether a private company has religious rights.

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Religious Nationalism Will Undermine the Indian Economy

India’s recent election highlights why religious freedom matters so much for stable democratic societies.

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Annual Report on the World’s Worst Religious Freedom Abusers Comes with a New Twist

The United States underutilizes the mechanisms put in place by the International Religious Freedom Act. That needs to change.

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“Only” 20,000 Ahmadi Muslims Make History

This month saw the launch of the bi-partisan Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus. Here’s why.

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The HHS mandate: Is violating your faith the cost of doing business?

Your faith can cost you a lot. Under the healthcare law, will it cost you your business?

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Thomas Jefferson for Today: Why Religious Liberty is a 21st Century Cause

In the tumultuous period ahead, we should remember that our Founders had it right: religion is a matter of choice, not coercion.

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If Christians Can Build Statues, So Can Satanists

While the Founding Fathers mostly saw religion as positive for society, they also believed that government should not play favorites among the faiths.

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The (Almost) New OnFaith

OnFaith is on the move. Find out what’s new and what’s coming soon.

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On ‘Thanksgivukkah,’ Give Thanks for Religious Freedom

Both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are rooted in stories about the struggle for religious freedom.