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When Two Aren’t Better Than One: Right-Sizing Religion at the State Department Subscriber access only
Experts debate plan to merge religious freedom and religious advocacy offices.
Chinese House Church Leaders and Toddler Arrested After Singing in Public Park
Communist country proves it is serious about newest religious restrictions.
6 Things Trump’s Religious Liberty Memo Does (and Doesn’t) Do
Justice Department’s new 20-point guidance falls between advocates’ hopes and opponents’ fears.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
Turkey Offers to Free Jailed American Pastor in Clergy Swap
Andrew Brunson used as leverage to get US to extradite exiled Muslim leader Fethullah Gülen.
Pew: Islam Is Most Official, But Christianity Is Most Favored Worldwide
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.
Texas Churches Flooded by Harvey Sue FEMA for Discrimination
Building upon Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
D. James Kennedy Ministries Sues SPLC over Hate Map
Coral Ridge broadcaster is first Christian group to take Southern Poverty Law Center to court over ‘anti-LGBT’ label.
State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad
Months late, new Secretary of State highlights ongoing genocide in Middle East.
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador
President makes his nomination much faster than President Obama.
Jehovah's Witnesses Remain Banned as Russia Rejects Appeal
And most Russians are okay with it.
In Sex Disputes, Most Americans Still Favor Religious Rights
But 1 in 5 think conservative Christians are motivated by hate.
Supreme Court to Decide If Christian Businesses Must Serve Gay Weddings
Colorado baker faces fines for refusing cakes for same-sex couples.
Play On: Supreme Court Gives Christian Schools a Big Victory
Trinity Lutheran ruling defends religious institutions from discrimination in certain public benefits.
Christian Orgs Labeled Hate Groups on Top Charity Site
(UPDATED) GuideStar adopts and then drops Southern Poverty Law Center’s controversial designations.
Leaked Trump Rule: Any Religious Employer Can Opt Out of Contraception Coverage
Draft broadens exemptions to controversial Obamacare mandate. But Little Sisters will still sue.
Texas Adoption Law Could Jumpstart Christian Agencies Again
Some providers paused services out of fear of legal backlash for not placing children with gay couples.