Religious Freedom

Cake artist Jack Phillips (left), owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, working beside his daughter, Lisa (right).

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Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision – What it Means

Bruce Hausknecht

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court decided an important religious freedom case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

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Cultural Issues in the Courts: 2018

Bite-sized updates designed to keep you well-informed of how your values are being impacted by the courts.

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The Freedom to Speak Your Faith

Do Christians have a free speech problem in America?

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Contact your legislators

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Faith-Based Adoption Agencies in Jeopardy

Learn about the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2017, why it's important, and what you can do to support this bill.

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Free Resource: Religious Freedom

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

If you’re like a lot of believers, you may be confused by the rapid changes in our culture, laws and court decisions that shake the very foundation of this First Amendment right.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Protecting Life and Family Values in the Senate

Senator Mitch McConnell offers a retrospective look at recent pro-family and pro-life accomplishments in the U.S. Congress, and discusses the challenges of reaching compromise in Washington, D.C. Senator James Lankford also weighs in on pro-family issues.

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Why You Should Care About NIFLA v. Becerra at the U.S. Supreme Court

Bruce Hausknecht

Government compels pro-life groups to promote abortion.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Standing Up for Our Religious Freedoms

Jim Daly and John Fuller discuss current events related to religious freedoms in the United States. Joining the discussion are football coach Joe Kennedy and his lawyer, Kelly Shackelford, who are waging a legal battle for Joe's First Amendment right to freedom of religion after he was fired for his custom of praying on the field after games. Attorney Kristen Waggoner also offers her insights. 

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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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Cultural Issues in the Courts: 2017

Bite-sized updates designed to keep you well-informed of how your values are being impacted by the courts.

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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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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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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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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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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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Cultural Issues in the Courts: 2016

Bite-sized updates designed to keep you well-informed of how your values are being impacted by the courts.

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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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Cultural Issues in the Courts: 2015

Bite-sized updates designed to keep you well-informed of how your values are being impacted by the courts.

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Focus on the Family 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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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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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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Supreme Court Justices

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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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