Trump Signs Law to Let States Defund Planned Parenthood
New legislation reverses Obama's 'parting gift' to the pro-choice movement.
No. 1 abortion provider. Courts blocked those actions in some cases, thereby enabling the organization to continue to receive government funds. Pro
This Unpaid Pensions Case Could Crush Christian Hospitals
Supreme Court will decide if religious organizations qualify for IRS church exemption.
However, lower courts have recently ruled against the hospitals, which the Catholic and Lutheran groups argue will have a “devastating financial effect on religious employers and plan
Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey's Crackdown
Deportation of evangelist David Byle blocked, while pastor Andrew Brunson still imprisoned without evidence.
Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey's Crackdown. Deportation of served. So far, they have fared quite differently in Turkish courts. Last
Too Public Baptism: Ex-Muslim Loses Lawsuit Against Church
Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against convert tortured in Syria after Tulsa church publicized his conversion online.
found. “Per the church autonomy doctrine, the courts lack subject matter jurisdiction over the matter.”. Three justices disagreed, and two explained why.
US Missionary May Get Russia’s Anti-Evangelism Law Overturned
After 32 cases, lawmakers review Yarovaya restrictions on religion. Top courts could follow.
US Missionary May Get Russia's Anti-Evangelism Law Overturned. After 32 cases, lawmakers review Yarovaya restrictions on religion. Top courts could follow.
Trump’s Policies Are Keeping Hispanics Away from Church
Pew finds fear even among 7 in 10 Christian green card holders.
They noted: The courts have not decided conclusively what that means—whether driving someone to church, to English classes or to the hospital might qualify.
British Government Affirms Christmas at Work
New report details when workers' faith expression is protected and when it can get them fired.
The report concluded that courts rightly ruled in their favor and against their employers. “Courts have balanced appropriately the right to manifest a religion or belief with other factors….
As The Year Turns
Professor shares poetry from Milton and Donne.
That glorious form, that light insufferable, And that far-beaming blaze of majesty… He set aside; and here with us to be, Forsook the courts of everlasting day And chose with us a
Psalm 100: A Call to Give Thanks
Behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.
4). We can enter into His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise, and in doing so, we have greater entry when the veil has been ripped from top to bottom, when Jesus died
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.
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts. (UPDATE nonprofits. Instead, justices unanimously decided to send their case back to the lower courts.