More Freedom of Religion Articles

  • First Amendment freedom can't survive 'war on women' mobs

    Shouldn’t college students know as much about American civics as they do about pop culture? Media Research Center TV went to American University last month to find out, discovering few who could name a single U.S. senator or the number of senators from each state. But most knew the...

  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali: What I would have said at Brandeis

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women's rights activist and former Dutch parliamentarian, took her commencement speech to the pages of the Wall Street Journal on Friday after Brandeis University buckled to the demands of the Islamist extremist lobby and disinvited her.

  • Opposing government coercion is true 'price of citizenship'

    When I hear people talk about the Elane Photography case from New Mexico, I am reminded of a sign Jon Stewart held during his television show about restoring civility to public controversies: “I disagree with you, but I'm pretty sure you're not Hitler.” Stewart rightly criticized the...

  • OMG: Millennials abandoning the Bible

    Members of America's newest generation, the so-called “millennials” ages 18-29, are abandoning the Bible and even driving a shift in America “toward Bible indifference or antagonism,” according to the 2014 State of the Bible survey from the American Bible Society. More than any other...

  • Ted Cruz: Religious liberties under attack

    Possible Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that religious Americans have a duty to take a stand against policies, such as President Obama's health care law, that could threaten their liberties.

  • Podcast: Byron York and Timothy P. Carney on gay marriage and religious liberty

    Washington Examiner political columnists Byron York and Timothy P. Carney met up on the podcast to talk about the battle over gay marriage and religious freedom.

  • Obama: Pope Francis a 'wonderful man'

    President Obama praised Pope Francis as a “wonderful man” and said that he was struck by the pontiff's “humility and kindness” during their first meeting.

  • Obama, Pope Francis discuss religious freedom

    Pope Francis, in a high-profile meeting with President Obama on Thursday, raised concerns about religious freedom, according to the Vatican. Obama and the pope “discussed questions of particular relevance for the Church, such as the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and...

  • Md. judge halts prayers at county board's meetings

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland says the Board of County Commissioners for Carroll County has to stop with opening meetings with prayers that reference Jesus Christ or any specific deity. Judge William Quarles Jr. ruled Wednesday. He says that while a lawsuit over the...

  • Mike Lee: It's possible Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Tuesday evening he was optimistic the Supreme Court would rule in favor of Hobby Lobby, suggesting that the case might even be more lopsided than the usual 5-4 ruling. "All of those justices can see the obvious implications for religious freedom here, and I think...

  • Gym faces lawsuit over Muslim head covering

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A gym in Albuquerque refused to let a Muslim woman wear her religious head covering when she tried to work out, according to a new lawsuit against the company. An attorney for Tarainia McDaniel, 37, recently filed the lawsuit in a New Mexico district court stemming...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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