Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag: religious freedom

Evangelical Right Behind HHS’s New ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ (Video)

"Religious freedom." It doesn't sound so bad, does it? Who would be opposed to it? In fact, the First Amendment makes it clear we have a tacit...

5 Things You Should Know About Religion And Freedom Of Speech

Hello, dear readers, your friendly liberal lawyer is back with another guide to the oft-misunderstood first amendment. This week we'll look at religious free...

ACLU Prediction: More Right-Wing ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills To Come (VIDEO)

Many red states have started trying to pass "religious freedom" bills over the last year. They call it "religious freedom," but it's really a...

Survey Says! There Is No Middle-Ground In ‘Religious Freedom’ Debate (VIDEOS)

What does "religious freedom" mean to you? Is it the right of the religious to freely promote and practice their religious beliefs unadulterated or...

WTF? Mike Pence’s Religious Freedom Law Is Now A Defense For...

Most of the furor over Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act focused on the prospect that it could legally sanction discrimination against the LGBT community....

Dear Christian Right: You Are Soooo Wrong And NOT Persecuted

For some strange reason, many Christians seem to think they are being persecuted in this country. In a Public Religion Research Institute survey, 74 percent...

An Open Letter To My Fellow Christians: No One Wants You...

My Dear Fellow Christians: Just like you, I was raised in a church. My family was, for at least most of my childhood, very involved...

Conservative Butthurt Imminent: New Bill Wouldn’t Let Them Discriminate

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act was passed in 1993 "to ensure that interests in religious freedom are protected." Lately, the bill has been used to more...

U.S. House Plunges Into Chaos As GOP Push For LGBT Discrimination

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are all about maintaining the "religious freedom" to establish and cultivate Jim Crow-esque approaches to the LGBT...

VIDEO: Missouri Legislature Turns The Tide On LGBT Discrimination Laws

The Missouri legislature just dealt a huge blow to the so-called "religious freedom" laws that have been spreading through the U.S. like wildfire. After Democrats...

These People Hide Behind ‘Religious Freedom’ To Run Sleazy Day Cares

Yesterday, I told you that in four states--including my state of North Carolina--church-affiliated day care centers are allowed to get away with things that...

Georgia Governor Grows A Pair, Stands Up To GOP Reps On...

Two weeks ago, it looked like Georgia was on the verge of joining the parade of discrimination disguised as religious freedom. After all, a...

Mississippi Hops On The LGBT Discrimination Train

In the wake of the veto of the anti-LBGT law in Georgia and the national outrage over HB 2 passed in North Carolina, another southern state...

You Won’t Believe What The Tennessee Legislature Wants To Do Now

Being born and raised in Tennessee, I can honestly say that I’ve never been more proud of my home state’s legislature as I was...

The S.C. Evangelical Chairman For Ted Cruz Proves Scarier Than Glenn...

It seems that Ted Cruz and his far-right Christian supporters took advantage of the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this past...

Brigham Young University Accused Of Violating Students’ Religious Freedom

The highly-contentious conflict of religious freedom has a new battlefield. A sociology professor who was scheduled to speak at Brigham Young University's 22nd Annual...

Here’s What Solicitors Of Religious Freedom, White Supremacy And Men’s Rights...

Kim Davis is still defying the Supreme Court in the name of her religious beliefs. Paul Elam has referred to Bill Cosby's victims as...

Muslim Woman Kicked Out Of Store For Wearing Hijab. Clearly Discrimination!

A Michigan cash advance store kicked a Muslim woman out of the store for refusing to take off her hijab. We can all see that...

NC County Commission Chairman Walks Out On Muslim Prayer

Back in May, I told you that the chairman of the county commission in Lincoln County, North Carolina--northwest of my hometown of Charlotte--was none...

Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’ (RFRA) Has Hilariously Unintended Consequence

// //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js When Indiana lawmakers passed their state's version of religious freedom, America foamed at the mouth in disposition toward it. Now, American's can lean...