Religious Liberty
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Masterpiece Cakeshop back in court

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/15/18, 01:18 pm

The Colorado commission that violated Jack Phillips’ religious liberty by trying to force him to make cakes for same-sex marriages is after the baker again. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this summer in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission that the state treated Phillips differently because of his Christian faith. Less than a month later, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled against Phillips in a similar dispute stemming from his 2017 refusal to make a cake celebrating someone’s decision to change genders.

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Root rot

Culture | It matters what soil you sit in
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/15/18, 10:16 am

After ample spring rains came ample June rains, and another abundance of precipitation for my garden this year. I barely can remember such a summer, one without hauling the water hose. The garden produced tomatoes a month early and by July had us steadily busy with a bounty of produce and overgrown everything. The neighborhood flower farm thrives again, lush faces dancing above bushy stems on cool, damp morning breezes.

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Sessions announces Religious Liberty Task Force

by Les Sillars
Posted 7/30/18, 01:33 pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force to ensure the Department of Justice implements the Trump administration’s approach to religious liberty: “that every American has a right to believe, worship, and exercise their faith in the public square.” He added, according to his prepared remarks for the DOJ’s Religious Liberty Summit in Washington, “A dangerous movement, undetected by many, is now challengi

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