religious freedom

religious freedom



The silent war on religious liberty
Bobby Jindal | 21 February 2014 |
tags: elites, Obama administration, religious liberty
The Governor of Louisiana sails into American elites trying to circumscribe religious freedom


If you like your religion, you can keep your religion
Kelly Bartlett | 28 January 2014 |
tags: Little Sisters of the Poor, Obamacare contraceptive mandate, religious liberty
Why does the Obama administration think that providing contraception is more important than religious freedom?


For academics, religion is a conflict of interests
Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013 |
tags: religious freedom, secularism, Wikipedia
A campaign against a bioethics professor turns very nasty.


Christian persecution is part of a global crisis, says UK minister
Sayeeda Warsi | 19 November 2013 |
tags: Middle East Christians, religious freedom, UK
Christianity is haemorrhaging in the Middle East. The world must act, says the UK's first Muslim cabinet minister.


Waiting for the Supreme Court to rescue religious freedom
Dwight G. Duncan | 06 November 2013 |
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obamacare
Business owners fighting Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate heard some good news last week.


A declaration of tolerance
Mike Aquilina | 25 October 2013 |
tags: Christianity, Edict of Milan, religious freedom, tolerance
In 313 Christians finally won their place in the ancient world with the Edict of Milan.


Religious freedom: nice idea, but what does it mean?
Cardinal George Pell | 14 October 2013 |
tags: religious freedom
If we are serious about it, religious freedom obliges us to make hard decisions about what to protect and what not to protect.


Quebec’s coup d’etat against religious freedom
Sean Murphy | 04 October 2013 |
tags: Quebec, religious freedom
Will the government eventually use its Charter of Values to suppress freedom of conscience and religion among health care workers?


Should schools teach about religions?
Kevin Ryan | 29 September 2013 |
tags: philosophy, public schools system, religious education
It's an idea that looks good on paper but can in fact lead to dangerous madness.


Keep it at home and hidden in a closet
Margaret Somerville | 27 August 2013 |
tags: Canada, Quebec
The Quebec government is waging a war on religion.


How redefining marriage threatens freedom of speech
Alistair Nicholas | 12 August 2013 |
tags: Australia, religious freedom, same-sex marriage
A pioneer of gay liberation has made it clear that the real goal is an assault on religious values.


No, all women do not support the contraceptive mandate
Helen M. Alvaré and Meg T. McDonnell | 12 August 2013 |
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obama administration
The Obama administration thinks that women care more about free contraceptives than freedom of religion.


The slow erosion of religious freedom in Europe
Roger Trigg | 12 July 2013 |
tags: European Court of Human Rights, religious freedom
By failing to recognize the importance of religion as a support for human rights, European courts are slowly eroding religious liberty.


“Why Tolerate Religion?”
Ray Pennings | 01 July 2013 |
tags: religion in public square, tolerance
In an influential book, a Princeton professor argues glibly that religion deserves no special legal consideration.


Is Europe discriminating against Christians?
Martin Kugler | 25 June 2013 |
tags: Christianophobia, Edict of Milan, Europe, religious discrimination
1700 years after the Edict of Milan, religious intolerance is still a problem, even if the platitudes flow thick and fast.


We cannot abandon Syrian Christians
Jim Wallace | 29 May 2013 |
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, religious freedom, Syria
Allies of al-Qaeda are purging the areas they control of "infidels". Why is the West ignoring this tragedy?


Indifference to the fate of Middle East Christians has ancient roots
Lars Brownworth | 18 April 2013 |
tags: Christianity, Egypt, Iraq, Middle East, Syria
The Western media is using an centuries-old playbook in its treatment of Iraqi, Syrian and Egyptian Christians.


Constantine and the birth of religious tolerance
Vincenzina Santoro | 11 March 2013 |
tags: Christianity, Edict of Milan, Roman Empire, tolerance
It is exactly 1700 years since the Emperor Constantine gave official recognition to Christianity.


Disappointment in Strasbourg
Peter Smith | 17 January 2013 |
tags: religious freedom, secularism, UK
Religious freedom in the UK takes another hit in the courts.


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