Religious Liberty
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Due honors

Religious Liberty | Barry Black, the first African American chaplain of the U.S. Senate, receives an award for defending religious liberty
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/28/19, 04:50 pm

A New York moment:

Last week, Catholics, Mormons, Protestants, Native Americans in full ceremonial feather regalia, and others swished into the Pierre Hotel on Fifth Avenue for Becket Law’s annual gala. The party celebrates an individual who has defended religious liberty in the United States—this year, Becket’s Canterbury Medal went to U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black, who has been in his post for 16 years and opens each daily session of the Senate with prayer.

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Cross defense

Religious Liberty | Fighting Supreme Court chaos
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/19, 01:25 pm

Kelly Shackelford heads First Liberty Institute, a Texas-based nonprofit dedicated to defending religious liberty. First Liberty has aided the American Legion in its fight to keep in place the Peace Cross, which stands 40 feet tall on state-owned land in Bladensburg, Md. The Supreme Court will be issuing an opinion on that case sometime in June. Here are edited segments of our Q&A in front of students at Patrick Henry College.

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Not so equal

Religious Liberty | The House is set to vote on a bill that would drastically curb religious liberty
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/14/19, 04:49 pm

High-profile religious liberty disputes have arisen across the country in recent years, from the case of baker Jack Phillips in Colorado to florist Baronnelle Stutzman in Washington state and from the corporate offices of Hobby Lobby in Oklahoma to t

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