Steve West

Steve is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute mid-career course.

Facebook/Wayne State University

InterVarsity defends its place on campus

First Amendment | Ministry says requirements for student leaders are a First Amendment issue
by Steve West
Posted 7/16/19, 05:40 pm

Wayne State University has joined the wave of colleges trying to dictate which students can serve as leaders of campus clubs and ministries.

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Facebook/Caring Families Pregnancy Services Inc.

Ignoring precedent

Religious Liberty | State and local governments seek to nullify U.S. Supreme Court protections for pro-life pregnancy centers
by Steve West
Posted 6/04/19, 02:27 pm

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last year barring governments from forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortion services, the city of Hartford, Conn., and other jurisdictions are still targeting pro-life ministries. Caring Families Pregnancy Services, which serves the cities of Willimantic and Hartford, filed a complaint last month with the U.S.

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Faith-based foster agency fights back

Religious Liberty | A Catholic child welfare group in Michigan tries to keep the faith while serving children
by Steve West
Posted 4/23/19, 04:52 pm

St. Vincent Catholic Charities last week sued to keep the Michigan and U.S. departments of Health and Human Services from taking action against it for not placing children for foster care or adoption with same-sex couples.

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