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Free Speech | A Florida case highlights the ongoing question of ‘professional speech’ for Christians
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/19/19, 04:09 pm

A federal judge on Thursday ruled against two Florida counselors who want the freedom to help minors change unwanted sexual attractions, behaviors, or identities. The court decision ignored multiple precedents, including a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that professionals have a right to free speech on the job.

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Not out of the woods yet

Religious Liberty | As legal fees come due in Kim Davis’ case, a once-supportive government seems to waver
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/12/19, 03:31 pm

For Christians who take a conscientious stand for Biblical marriage, the consequences can ripple on long after court cases are settled. Four years have passed since former Rowan County, Ky., Clerk Kim Davis was sued and temporarily imprisoned for refusing to sign her name to marriage licenses, and more than a year has gone by since a U.S. District Court dismissed the case against her. But her attorneys are still busy defending her rights in court as a battle rages over who should pay the legal fees for the couples who sued Davis and the Rowan County Clerk’s Office.

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Trump reiterates pro-life stance at prayer breakfast

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/07/19, 11:27 am

WASHINGTON—In his address to the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump declared his commitment to religious freedom and the pro-life cause. “I will never let you down,” the president declared to an audience of about 3,500 at the Washington Hilton hotel. He said his administration is committed to protecting international religious freedom and halting religious persecution.

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