Liberties
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Making rights wrong

Religious Liberty | Will the 116th Congress supplant religious liberty with identity politics?
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 1/08/19, 02:55 pm

A new Congress could mean renewed threats to religious liberty. The leaders of the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives have promised to prioritize legislation granting protected class status to LGBT Americans while also undermining the protections codified in the 1993 Religious Freedom and Restoration Act (RFRA).

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Putting a leash on Big Tech

Religious Liberty | Activists are calling on the U.S. government to regulate major tech companies, but critics argue such intervention would silence free speech
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 1/02/19, 05:33 pm

Recent accusations of online bias, especially against conservative viewpoints, have triggered calls for U.S. government regulation of major tech companies. But while imposing such controls on Big Tech may appeal to the blocked and banished, critics argue that making the federal government the moderator of online discourse will likely do more to silence, not stimulate, conversations.

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Still looking for relief

Religious Liberty | Faithful Christians paid a heavy price for resisting the LGBT agenda in 2018
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 12/26/18, 11:15 am

Lawsuits on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court tested the First Amendment’s application of free speech and religious liberty in 2018, and the cases arrived at a court whose ideological bent has shifted since they were filed. The court agreed to hear one case, but the year closes leaving Christian plaintiffs where they began—looking to the New Year for relief.

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