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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Southern Baptists

Are Southern Baptists even Southern? Why don’t they baptize babies? And more.

We Lost Our TV Show. But Is Much More at Stake?

We stand with the Duggars, the Robertsons, and others to resist attacks on religious liberty.

The Problem with Religious Privilege for Prisoners

If we make exemptions for religious belief, we should also do so for conscientious belief.

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The NYPD’s Discrimination Problem

The NYPD’s no-turban policy unwittingly empowers the bigots who attacked three Sikh Americans on the streets of New York.

Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

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

Southern Baptist Pastors Express Concerns Over Religious Liberty

The Southern Baptist Convention takes the pulse of its pastors’ views on religious freedom issues in the United States.

One Way to Think about America’s Unique Liberty

The Founders separated church and state while securing religious liberty, too.

5 Things About Today’s Supreme Court Decision

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion for today’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. Here’s what you should know.

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.

How the Supreme Court Helped Secure Religious Liberty This Week

Why the Town of Greece v. Galloway decision was a major win for religious freedom.

Discrimination in the Name of Jesus

How “religious liberty” is becoming discrimination by another name.

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Why Some Freedom of Religion Claims Are Morally Bogus

It may be distasteful for a conservative evangelical to decorate a gay wedding cake, but it is not immoral.

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?

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.

‘Snake Salvation’ Pastor Won’t be Charged with Violating Tenn. Law

A grand jury decided not to indict the Rev. Andrew Hamblin on charges of violating a state ban on possessing venomous snakes.

Pastor Saeed Abedini faces grave new danger

In a disturbing turn of events, an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to one of the deadliest … Continued

Who would God discriminate against?

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act would protect gay, lesbian and transgender Americans from workplace discrimination.

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Religious freedom isn’t just an American value

The religious pluralism that now prevails in the United States took hundreds of years to emerge, and it is still tested by bigotry and discrimination.

Aide shares the Bible devotionals he sent to President Obama each morning

RNS () — President Obama may not attend church most Sundays, but a new book reveals the Bible verses and … Continued

Woman sues InterVarsity over firing after her divorce

RNS () — A Michigan woman has filed a wrongful-termination lawsuit against InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, saying she was fired because … Continued