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An Opportunity to Protect Conscience Rights

Last week at National Review, our friend Ryan Anderson presented four major problems with President Obama’s new executive order on sexual orientation and gender identity.   The four biggest problems with the executive order, Anderson wrote, are: 1.) It undermines our nation’s commitment to reasonable pluralism and reasonable diversity, 2.) It equates conscientious judgments about behavior, 3.) It […]

Southern Baptist Convention: Executive Order Violates Freedom of Conscience

Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has joined other faith leaders in raising concerns over the lack of religious liberty protections in President Obama’s new executive order. Moore said: “While we don’t know the full implications of this executive order, I am disappointed that this administration […]

Cardinal George: "American Liberties" Are "All Being Traded Off in Favor of Freedom of Sexual Expression"

It is becoming more and more apparent that the redefinition of marriage is incompatible with religious freedom. In his recent column, Francis Cardinal George of Chicago reflected on this rising conflict within the United States. Subtly taking to task those who claim marriage supporters are on the “wrong side of history,”  Cardinal George warned that “We should […]

Ryan Anderson on the Right to Be Wrong

In the aftermath of the recent Supreme Court ruling that the owners of Hobby Lobby cannot be forced to violate the tenets of their faith to fund abortifacient drugs, many scholars, professors, and activists are writing about the importance of religious freedom. Writing for The Public Discourse, Ryan Anderson has penned yet another eloquent article.  This article, titled The […]

Robbie George on Religious Freedom

Over at First Things, Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and founding chairman of NOM, analyzed the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that the government cannot force Hobby Lobby and its Christian owners to provide abortion-inducing drugs or devices for their employees in accordance with regulations enacted by the Department of Health and […]

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