Religious Liberty
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Neighbors vs. the Nativity

Religious Liberty | A Christian homeowner wins the right to share the real meaning of Christmas
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 12/04/18, 05:06 pm

Christmas will be merry and bright for an Idaho family this year after a court upheld their right to host an annual five-night Nativity program at their home.

A federal jury in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, unanimously ruled in favor of Jeremy and Kristy Morris in late October, awarding them $75,000 in damages and concluding a four-year dispute with the couple’s homeowners association.

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Christian artists get another day in court

Religious Liberty | Arizona Supreme Court takes religious liberty case
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/27/18, 04:40 pm

The Arizona Supreme Court announced last week it will hear the case of two Christian artists who fear for their livelihoods under a Phoenix law that could require them to violate their religious beliefs. The lawsuit is one in a wave of pre-emptive moves to protect religious liberty across the country.

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Kansas religious adoption agencies targeted

Religious Liberty | Governor-elect wants to roll back protections for faith-based child-placing groups
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/20/18, 05:09 pm

A Kansas law protecting faith-based adoption and foster care agencies is under fire from Gov.-elect Laura Kelly. The law prohibits the state from punishing organizations for placing children according to religious beliefs. The nub of the debate is whether Christian agencies must place children with same-sex couples.

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