Religious Liberties

Religious Liberty

In this section you will find articles addressing the important issue of religious liberty. Although freedom of religion has historically been called our “First Freedom” given its prominence in both our nation’s founding as well as its formal articulation in the first clause of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, it has increasingly come under attack by judges and secular interests that seek to deprive it of this status. On issue after issue – whether it involves education, employment, the public square, parenting, rights of conscience, public accommodations or non-discrimination laws – religious freedom is being eroded before our eyes.

Pick of the Week

CitizenLink, Others Defend National Day of Prayer

CitizenLink, an affiliate of Focus on the Family, and more than two dozen pro-family groups have signed onto a "friend-of-the-court" brief filed in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the National Day of Prayer. read more

Recent News

New York City Reverses: Allows Churches to Use Public School Buildings

Churches across New York City were celebrating last weekend. Not only because it was Palm Sunday, but because, after a 19-year legal battle, they were allowed to stay in the rented public school buildings where they meet. Even though the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the city’s right to ban religious services in [...]

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Featured Blog

California Dreamin’

The California Legislature has left truth and reality. It’s as if Fantasyland moved from Disneyland up to Sacramento, as legislators attempt to remake the world according to their own imagination. Although there are many examples I could point to, let me just give you three. Let’s pretend gender doesn’t matter. Here’s what AB 1266 says: [...]

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