Religious Liberty
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Petition urges Air Force Academy to honor religious liberty

Religious Liberty
by Kristen Flavin
Posted 6/26/14, 11:32 am

The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition teamed up with the Family Research Council on Wednesday to deliver a petition with 105,000 signatures to the Air Force Academy seeking to have First Amendment freedoms, particularly religious liberty, restored to its cadets.

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Conservatives lobby for religious exemptions in LGBT anti-bias policy

Religious Liberty
by Andrew Branch
Posted 6/25/14, 03:35 pm

Rather than fight President Barack Obama’s planned executive order against LGBT bias in the workplace, religious conservatives are rallying to persuade him to include an exemption for religious employers.

“We want it to be on record,” said Stanley Carlson-Thies, president of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, which is circulating a petition that now has 140 co-signers. “We want to give him the opportunity to do the right thing.”

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A panel discussion on religious liberty

Religious Liberty
by Allie Hulcher
Posted 6/21/14, 12:39 pm

WASHINGTON—Speakers at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference spoke about domestic and global threats to Christianity on Friday.

The panel discussed the pending Supreme Court decision about whether Hobby Lobby can be forced to pay millions of dollars in fines for not following Obamacare’s mandate to provide abortifacient contraceptives under its employee insurance plans. That decision should be announced before the end of June. At stake are the rights of companies to operate under their leaders’ moral and religious convictions.

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