On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation changing the state's sex offender law to allow judges to have a say on whether to list someone as a sex offender for having oral or anal sex with a mino… The military veterans were highly honored to serve and celebrate Brook's special day as Brooks watched from his porch of World War 2-era aircraft that flew in formation over his neighborhood. The medi… Tennessee Representative, John DeBerry Jr. has served his constituents for the last 26 years. In addition to his responsibilities as a government official, DeBerry has also been an ordained minister f… Lifeway Research's "State of Theology" 2020 report, published Tuesday, showed that over two-thirds of evangelicals (67%) "strongly disagree" with the idea of gender fluidity. Only one in five (22%)… Many faith-based college groups are praising the Department of Education's final rule last Wednesday to protect religious groups on campuses to choose leaders based on their own criteria.
On Friday, President Donald Trump labeled churches and other houses of worship as "essential" during the coronavirus pandemic, calling on governors to reopen religious institutions for services this weekend even though some areas remain under coronavirus lockdown. With America partially open during the COVID-19 pandemic, the stock market tells us that the economy is looking towards a brighter tomorrow.
5 Cases That Successfully Defended Religious Freedom Against Government Intervention During COVID-19
Many cases arose during the pandemic in which freedom was taken away by the government. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has successfully defended the freedom of Christians. Here are five victories that have been published by ADF Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis recently published the plan to permit parishes to reopen the services to the public masses and defy the state's "stay-home" order that forbids religious gathering of more than ten people. Oregon's Gov. Kate Brown's Executive Order 20-03, a COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home order was issued on March 8, 2020, and has been invalidated by Baker County judge's orders on May 18, only to be issued a temporary stay in the same evening of May 18--putting Kate Brown's Executive Order still in eff…
U.S. Department of Justice Warns Gov.Newsom’s Reopening Plan Discriminates Against California Churches
The Department of Justice (DOJ) warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom that California's coronavirus reopening plan discriminates against churches and continued restrictions on worship services threatens religious freedom. Hope Presbyterian Church with a 425-member congregation in north Austin, is among churches throughout the Synod of the Sun that is finding creative ways to make connections with their members and the people they serve during COVID-19, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. President Trump has been continuously blasted WHO, accusing it of delaying the information on COVID-19 and favoring China. Now, Trump is threatening to withdraw funding permanently and cancel US membership if it does not commit to "substantive improvements" within 30 days, even as it deals with a de… Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Sunday that there is yet no surge in COVID-19 cases reported in areas that recently reopened non-essential businesses, but he said it's still too early to conclude such patterns. Family Policy Institute of Washington (FPIW) recently posted an article regarding the "stay home" order that forbids religious gathering of any size in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The representative named Mark Miloscia wants Governor Inslee to lift the restriction so that people can go to Chu…