Religious Liberty
Alliance Defending Freedom

T-shirt trials and tribulation

Religious Liberty | The Kentucky Supreme Court hears argument from print shop owner
by Steve West
Posted 8/27/19, 04:07 pm

All 140 seats in a Frankfort, Ky., courtroom were full Friday morning when the state Supreme Court took up a religious liberty case stuck in the court system for years. Since 2012, Blaine Adamson, the owner of a print shop in Lexington, Ky., has defended his right not to make T-shirts promoting a gay pride festival because of his religious convictions about sexuality and marriage.

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Freeing contractors to hire fellow believers

First Amendment | The Trump administration proposes a rule extending religious exemptions to labor laws
by Steve West
Posted 8/20/19, 04:18 pm

The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule last week that aims to protect the right of religious government contractors to hire employees that share their faith. Though that right has existed for decades, the new regulation clarifies it applies to more than just churches.

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Krieg Barrie

Liberty at risk

Religious Liberty | A timely debate brings a sobering conclusion
by Joel Belz
Posted 8/15/19, 03:33 pm

Whenever, in recent times, the conversation among us evangelicals has turned to the so-called LGBTQ community, two themes surface frequently.

“Can you believe,” folks ask repeatedly, “how fast all this has happened?”

And second: “So where is the LGBTQ movement moving next? I can’t see any more taboos for them to cross.”

Both are thoughtful and legitimate questions. But too much focus on the past may have a tendency to obscure what lies ahead. We are what we are; we are what we have become—as repugnant as that reality might be. What are we going to do about it?

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