Religious Liberty
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Supreme Court to hear public prayer case

Religious Liberty
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/20/13, 01:30 pm

On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case during its next term about whether a town that opened its public meetings with prayer violated the Constitution.

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Florist in gay wedding fight files religious discrimination suit

Religious Liberty
by Leigh Jones
Posted 5/17/13, 02:35 pm

A Washington state florist sued by the state’s attorney general over her refusal to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding has filed a countersuit alleging religious discrimination.

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Saudi Christian convert's helpers beaten and jailed

Religious Liberty
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/14/13, 05:25 pm

Saudi Arabian officials have sentenced two men to flogging and prison for helping a women convert to Christianity and escape the country.

The uproar started last summer when a video clip surfaced showing a young woman in a hijab relating to an Arabic Christian TV host how she converted to Christianity after Jesus came to her in a dream. She is the first Saudi Arabian woman to publicly convert to Christianity.

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