Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has accepted a position with Alliance Defending Freedom and will be relocating to Virginia. By Roger Alford ATLANTA – A hero in evangelical circles who took on the city of Atlanta in a high-profile religious freedom case and won has accepted a top position at Alliance Defending Freedom, the […]
By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) – The District of Columbia has agreed to pay $220,000 in legal fees in a settlement with Capitol Hill Baptist Church. The settlement comes nine months after a federal court ruled the government could not prohibit the Southern Baptist congregation from meeting outdoors with proper safety measures in place during […]
Christian cake artist Jack Phillips loses latest decision in ongoing legal battle. By Tom Strode DENVER (BP) – Religious freedom advocates objected to Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips’ court loss in his latest attempt to defend the freedom to conduct his business according to his Christian convictions. A Denver District Court judge ruled Phillips and […]
ATLANTA – Yesterday in a press release, Governor Brian Kemp loosened coronavirus restrictions statewide. The new Emergency Order revision includes things such as removing limits on gatherings and reducing distance requirements on businesses like restaurants and entertainment venues. According to the AJC, “Georgia will join more than a dozen other states that have eased restrictions implemented a […]
By Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) – The nation’s High Court allowed blatant discrimination to stand in at least two cases limiting church activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told the Federalist Society on Nov. 12. Alito referenced the July case of a Nevada church limited to 50 attendees when casinos were allowed […]
Churches around the nation are experiencing heavy COVID-19 regulations that are not being put on other businesses such as casinos and restaurants.
The imprisonment of Gou Zhongcan, left, and destruction of a megachurch are among the latest examples of China’s crackdown on religious liberty. CHINA AID/Special
“This initiative will encourage the private sector to protect people of all faiths…”
By Diana Chandler AUSTIN, Texas (BP) — A religious freedom initiative dubbed the “Save Chick-fil-A bill” jumped its last hurdle in the Texas Legislature May 23 and is headed for Gov. Greg Abbott’s expected signature. “What are the odds I’ll sign the Chick-fil-A bill? I’ll let you know after dinner,” Abbott tweeted with a photo […]
Yes, you can carry your Bible to school.
“The goal is to open as many doors as possible for those children that are in need of homes…”