Nigerian State Proposes Banning Preaching Without a License
An “obnoxious” bill would require pastors to procure an annual permit and ban playing evangelical tapes and CDs in public.
protecting the rights and freedom of other persons.”. Faith leaders contend it infringes on religious freedom. “The bill is obnoxious and directly offends
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts
(UPDATE) Justices don’t have a final answer for religious organizations that oppose Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
The decision hinged on a sentence from the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA): “Governments should not substantially burden religious exercise without compelling
Gleanings: June 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
“I just say, 'Keep going.' ”. Canada: Attempt to export religious freedom office fails. Canada's attempt to replicate its southern neighbor's diplomatic advocacy
9 Ways We Can Counter Radical Islam
Countering extremism will require a thoughtful effort.
In light of this, Islam and religious freedom are perhaps the most important issue of our time. We need thoughtful strategies to benefit Muslim societies. 9. Embrace religious freedom.
Malaysia Rules Muslim Man Can Convert to Christianity
Judge's landmark decision offers hope to Malay Christians amid Bible seizures and 'Allah' bans.
changes to Rebit's identity card. She held that Rebit's case was not one of jurisdiction, but of his constitutional right to religious freedom. “He does not need
Weekend Edition—April 8, 2016
Religious liberty, Kindness, Discipleship, and more!
It's a form of editorializing. As you might expect, Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to veto a religious freedom bill touted by supporters of traditional marriage made national headlines.
John Kerry: ISIS Is Responsible for Genocide Against Christians
(UPDATED) Days after unanimous House vote, Secretary of State finally agrees with international religious freedom advocates.
(UPDATED) Days after unanimous House vote, Secretary of State finally agrees with international religious freedom advocates. John Kerry: ISIS Is Responsible
China Frees Lawyer Who Defended 100 Church Crosses
Zhang Kai gave what advocates deem a forced confession on state TV last month.
damaged by a campaign to demolish crosses in Zhejiang province, was arrested just before a meeting with the US ambassador for international religious freedom, David Saperstein.
What Apple’s Encryption Fight Has to Do with Religious Freedom
How the tech giant came to share a defense with Hobby Lobby and Little Sisters of the Poor.
What Apple's Encryption Fight Has to Do with Religious Freedom. What Apple's Encryption Fight Has to Do with Religious Freedom. Image: vincentraal / Flickr.
The Kasich Conundrum
How one of America's most Christian candidates became the most offensive.
stakes of an issue is perhaps most clear in his explicit disinterest in the controversies over florists, bakers, and bathrooms that have come to define the religious freedom conversation in