How The Equality Act Would Legalize Religious Bigotry

By |2021-03-31T13:56:12-04:00March 31st, 2021|

The Founding Fathers recognized freedom of expression and religious liberty as core elements of diversity and tolerance. Now, nearly 250 years later, Congress is acting to stamp them out, ushering in a new era of government-sanctioned anti-religious bigotry.

ACRU’s von Spakovsky: Governors can’t suspend the First Amendment

By |2021-07-22T20:47:34-04:00May 5th, 2020|

A federal district court judge has taught Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (a Democrat) a valuable lesson: The COVID-19 pandemic does not give her the right to suspend the First Amendment right of Kansans to practice their religious beliefs. Several other state and local officials should take heed, too. Kelly signed a series of executive orders restricting public and private activities due to the COVID-19 crisis. On April 7, she issued Executive Order 20-18, prohibiting “mass gatherings” of more than 10 people in a confined or enclosed space. Violators were subject to up to a year in prison, a $2,500 fine, or both.

Federal Courts Rule for Religious Liberty

By |2019-08-28T10:23:11-04:00August 28th, 2019|

8/28: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that keeping atheists from providing invocations at the beginning of start of legislative sessions is not unconstitutional.

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