Religious Liberty

Attack on educational choice

Religious Liberty | Newspaper pressures Florida to bar private scholarships from religious schools
by Steve West
Posted 2/18/20, 04:17 pm

The Orlando Sentinel is campaigning against school choice in Florida by accusing Christian schools of anti-LGBT discrimination. A Jan. 23 article in the central Florida newspaper portrayed private, Christian K-12 schools in the state as “anti-gay,” suggesting they should no longer receive state tuition vouchers.

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A shield for all faiths

Religious Liberty | Border activists’ acquittal shows breadth of federal law protecting religious liberty
by Steve West
Posted 2/11/20, 01:51 pm

A federal court in Arizona last week tossed out the criminal convictions of four immigration activists who left food and water for migrants crossing a border in the desert. But the case was less about immigration than about the scope of a federal law protecting religious liberty.

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Showdown over abortion coverage

Religious Liberty | Trump administration and California dig in for a battle between abortion and religious liberty
by Steve West
Posted 2/04/20, 04:12 pm

When the Trump administration announced California has violated federal law by forcing all health insurance plans to cover elective abortions, it ensured at least one thing: further litigation with the state.

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