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Religious liberty for all?

Religious Liberty | Research on how evangelicals can drum up more support for their rights
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/09/18, 04:33 pm

Evangelicals believe their religious liberty is more threatened now than anytime in the last 30 years, according to data compiled by Andrew Lewis, a University of Cincinnati researcher. But a novel experiment by Lewis shows they might be able to muster more support for their religious freedom by insisting it applies to every religion, not just their own.

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People United for Privacy

Giving away privacy

First Amendment | States fight for access to nonprofit donor lists
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/02/18, 04:34 pm

If Darcy Olsen’s political adversaries could find her home by following her—and leave an intimidating message on her front porch—how many more ideological opponents could they target with access to her nonprofit organization’s entire donor list?

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Free speech face-off looms in California

First Amendment | Christians prepare for legal battle over controversial bill
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 8/28/18, 04:39 pm

Christian counselors are ready to mount a legal defense if a draconian law against “sexual orientation change efforts” passes in the California legislature this week.

State lawmakers have until Friday to vote on all remaining legislation this session before sending approved measures to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature. Despite national opposition to Assembly Bill 2943, its critics believe the bill will be on the Democratic governor’s desk by week’s end.

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