Morning Roundup 7/27/15
Donald Trump's Faith; Burning Man 2015; Evangelicals and Gay Marriage
advocates? While the answer is often confused with broader questions about religious freedom, politically it comes down to a single word: evangelicals.
Contraception Mandate Heading to Supreme Court
(UPDATED) GuideStone Financial, Little Sisters seek exemption from requirement to include birth control benefit in health plan.
gave a clear exemption for religious nonprofits and “faith-shaped communities” like it did for churches, according to a press release from the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance:
US Wants Answers on Evangelical Persecution—in Mexico
Indigenous converts still facing "widespread discrimination, violence, and displacement," advocates say.
“A slow wave of religious persecution has been sweeping across Mexico and the culture of corruption and lack of accountability that surrounds religious freedom cases needs to end.”.
3 Things Christians Should Consider in Light of Radical Islam
We must grieve for lives lost at the hands of radical Islam, but we must pray for the Islamists, too.
(Apostasy generally means leaving Islam.). This is why, perhaps, about half of Americans see Islam as a threat to religious freedom, both in the United States and around the world.
Is Islam a Threat to Religious Freedom? New Data from LifeWay Research
New LifeWay Research shows what Americans think about the effects of Islam on religious freedom around the world.
New LifeWay Research shows what Americans think about the effects of Islam on religious freedom around the world. Jun 30, 2015. Research. Is Islam a Threat to Religious Freedom?
For Southern Baptists and GOP, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Bush, Rubio interviews set at arena-sized missions conference, three months after Ben Carson controversy.
co-sponsors. “Dr. Moore's session will ask candidates how they plan to protect religious freedom so Christians can continue doing that.”. The ERLC's
Morning Roundup 6/18/15
North Carolina Misconceptions; Hillary Clinton and FDR; America and Religion
0; 17; share; 0; email; print. Hey New York Times: Is North Carolina law really about 'curtailing same-sex unions,' or is religious freedom the issue?—Bobby Ross Jr.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Names Interim President
Campus ministry's No. 2 will continue its commitment to religious freedom on college campuses and racial diversity.
Campus ministry's No. 2 will continue its commitment to religious freedom on college campuses and racial diversity. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Names Interim President.
Small Church Signs Win Big at Supreme Court
Arizona town had 'innocent motives,' but still censored church marketing too much, justices unanimously rule.
In another unanimous victory for religious freedom, the US Supreme Court has ruled that a small Arizona church may post signs without interference from its local government.
Q+A: Talking to Jeb Bush About Religious Freedom at Liberty
Another likely candidate speaks in Lynchburg. (And yes, the school invites Democrats, too.)
Q A: Talking to Jeb Bush About Religious Freedom at Liberty. Another likely candidate speaks in Lynchburg. Q A: Talking to Jeb Bush About Religious Freedom at Liberty.
13 Million Flee Religion-Linked Conflicts Worldwide
Federal agency calls for US to resettle at least 100,000 refugees per year.
worldwide have fled conflicts and crises in which religion has been a key factor, according to the 2015 report from the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).