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Sanctuary for schools

Religious Liberty | Christian teachers and students seek refuge in federal land use law
by Steve West
Posted 1/14/20, 02:06 pm

An Oregon congregation that wants to host a Christian school has run into opposition from county planners, but the faithful at Faith on Hill Church are not backing down.

“We’re taking the county to school on this one,” Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) President Brad Dacus said.

The 50-member church, located in the Portland suburb of Milwaukie, agreed to host Skopos Christian School in August when it had nowhere else to go.

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Punishing the helpers

Religious Liberty | Michigan county seeks to strip faith-based charity of refugee resettlement work
by Steve West
Posted 1/07/20, 02:02 pm

A Catholic charity in Michigan that sought protection last year for its foster care and adoption services is back in court—this time to defend its refugee resettlement work.

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Year in Review: Religious freedom gains some ground

Religious Liberty | LGBT issues dominated First Amendment debates
by Steve West
Posted 12/31/19, 12:23 pm

Despite a Supreme Court decision in favor of religious liberty, battles continued on multiple fronts this year, from schools and medical centers to child placement agencies and the small businesses of creative professionals.

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