Religious Freedom

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Religious Freedom And The Playground Case

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comeris about a church being denied access to state benefits.

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Putting The 'Merry' Back Into Christmas

For Christians, Jesus is "the reason for the Christmas season." While the commercialization of Christmas stands in stark contrast to the humble origins of our Savior’s birth, this sacred-turned-secular holiday provides an opportunity to communicate that Christmas matters to millions of people of faith more than decorations, parties and shopping lists.

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What’s At Stake At The Supreme Court?

Bruce Hausknecht

A new Supreme Court justice could make a difference in these important cases pending at the Supreme Court.

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Protecting Religious Freedoms at College

Drs. Barry Corey and Jon Wallace discuss California Senate Bill 1146, which, if passed, would dramatically jeopardize religious freedom at faith-based college campuses. Our guests also discuss other college-related issues restricting religious freedoms.

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North Carolina, HB2 and Religious Freedom

If all you read are news headlines, you might think North Carolina enacted a discriminatory law that threatened and endangered lesbian-, gay-, bisexual- and transgender-identified (LGBT) individuals in the state. That’s the standard narrative, anyway. But what’s the real story?

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Cultural Issues at the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear two pivotal court cases, which could have profound impacts on the sanctity of life, as well as our religious freedoms.

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Two of the Little Sisters of the Poor walking out of a courtroom.

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Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell

Case Name: Combined Case Referred to as Zubik V. Burwell
At Issue: Life Issues; Religious Freedom; Religious Freedom Restoration Act
NEW: High Court Orders Compromise

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Kim Davis and the U.S. Supreme Court

Did she have the moral and legal right to dissent from complying with the Obergefell decision?

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Praying for the Persecuted Church

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What Can Christians Do for the Persecuted Church?

Jim Daly

A conversation with former U.S. congressman Frank Wolf

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Religious Liberties Around the World

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf offers listeners an update on the current threats to religious liberties around the world.

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A wedding couple silhouetted against a sunset.

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Religious Freedom After The Obergefell Decision

Changes are underway in the social, political and legal landscapes ― all as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on June 26, 2015, to redefine marriage for all 50 states.

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Americans Are More Divided Over Same-Sex Marriage; Want Religious Liberty Protections

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Americans join conservative justices in rejecting U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.

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Who Are Our Supreme Court Justices?

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Learn more about the Justices who sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Religious Persecution in the Workplace

Christians are facing real challenges when walking out their faith in the workplace. What protections are in place for employees who want to maintain their deeply held religious beliefs?

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They Dare to Obey

Focus on the Family

Two hundred million Christians in more than 50 countries suffer persecution. They suffer in different ways, but one thing remains the same: They continue to worship Jesus.

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How LGBT Public Accommodations Affect Religious Freedoms

What's the impact of LGBT nondiscrimination laws on religious freedoms and public accommodations?

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The Separation of Church and State

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution begins with "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion," a phrase commonly called the Establishment Clause.

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Judicial Philosophy

In recent years, activist courts have increasingly appealed to laws, documents and court decisions from foreign countries in order to justify judicial results not supportable under our own Constitution and laws.

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Religious Freedom in Danger

The United States was founded on the principle that God, not government, is the source of our fundamental rights.

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George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation

We all learned in elementary school that the American holiday known as "Thanksgiving" has its roots in the Pilgrims' survival of their first winter in the New World and successful harvest in 1621.

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Houston's Religious Freedom Problem

The city council, led by a lesbian-identified mayor, Annise Parker, passed a controversial ordinance that went into effect in June , which included special protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.

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