Religious Freedom

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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Article

What Does North Carolina’s New Law, HB2, Say?

Bruce Hausknecht

North Carolina law did not change with passage of HB2. Reading the bill promotes understanding, and prevents critics from misrepresenting it.

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Article

Protecting Religious Freedom in the States

Bruce Hausknecht

A new alliance of media, business and LGBT groups makes protecting religious freedom even more of a challenge for state governments.

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Article

Seven Things You Should Know About North Carolina’s HB2

Jeff Johnston

North Carolina is under attack from media, LGBT groups and their big corporate allies for the passage of HB2. Here are the real facts regarding the top seven misrepresentations of the bill.

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The Real Story Behind North Carolina’s HB2

Jeff Johnston

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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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

Article

What Can Christians Do for the Persecuted Church?

Jim Daly

A conversation with former U.S. congressman Frank Wolf

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Article

How Does Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Impact Students’ Rights in Schools?

Jim Daly

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly shares a recent Q&A with Focus on the Family’s Education Analyst, Candi Cushman, where she addresses some commonly asked questions we receive pertaining to its effect on students' religious freedoms.

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Article

Thriving Values Free Speech Rights Videos

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

To understand your free-speech rights ― whether at work, school or in the marketplace — watch our two-minute videos.

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Article

Why Are Churches and Religious Organizations Tax-Exempt?

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Let's take a look at why tax exemptions for religious entities exist, and why they should remain in place.

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Article

Religious Freedom After The Obergefell Decision

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

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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A wedding couple silhouetted against a sunset.

Series

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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Article

How Does Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Impact Our Schools?

Jim Daly

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly shares a Q&A with Focus on the Family's Education Analyst, Candi Cushman, where she’ll help explain how the legalization of same-sex marriage will affect the way we educate our children.

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Article

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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Episode

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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Article

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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Episode

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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