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Religious freedom requires culture change

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Source: The Hill This author attempts to paint Christians that act according to their faith as guilty of discrimination. The arguments for this indictment are, well, pretty poorly constructed. It is worth reading, however, since the arguments represent well the disjointed and unfair discrimination against Christians living a life of faith, since there are, of course, two-sides to every coin. …

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Alliance Defending Freedom calls on U.N. to investigate religious freedom violations in the West

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Source: Christian Times Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has asked the U.N. to investigate religious freedom violations in the West, as a U.N. report on religious freedom failed to recognize existing violations. Rubén Navarro, Senior UN Counsel for ADF International, stated that “We see a massive curtailing of fundamental liberties in the West. While religious oppression may be fiercer in other …

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Supreme Court Justice Alito speaks out on religious freedom

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Source: NJ.com Supreme Court Justice Alito stated that our country is facing a time when religious freedom is under attack. He also stated that those who support immoral cultural sentiments will “vilify those who disagree, and treat them as bigots, . . . we are seeing this come to pass.” Justice Alito asserted religious freedom is recognized in Congress and …

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Media Matters — An incredibly foolish “news” organization that basically exists to attack Alliance Defending Freedom

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Source: Media Matters Every day I scroll through curated news to find articles to report on. I use several different apps (News Pro, Google News, SmartNews, to name a few), and without fail there seems to be an article from Media Matters that is attacking Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). ADF has done some amazing work to protect religious freedom, life, …

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Samantha Bee calls Christian cancer patient a ‘Nazi’

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Source: DailyMail Samantha Bee, host of TV show Full Frontal, was discussing the Conservative Political Action Conference, and a correspondent on the show stated that “’This year, the bow ties were gone, replaced by Nazi hair, Nazi hair, Nazi hair,” and the camera focused on 20-year-old student Kyle Coddington. Kyle’s sister informed the show — after it aired — they …

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Over 150 faith leaders ask Trump to defend religious freedom

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Source: LifeSite Faith leaders have sent a letter to President Trump asking him to sign an executive order protecting religious freedom. The executive order was supposed to be coming, but then was stalled. Some believe the bill will resurface once Judge Gorsuch is confirmed. The article lists specific situations were religious freedom has been threatened. Read more: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/over-150-conservative-leaders-ask-president-trump-to-sign-executive-order-p#a-01e73b5c-2f64-4c0d-9007-1981f9fc83c3

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Apparently, religious freedom executive order might still be coming

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Source: The Huffington Post A week or so ago, Halcyon Media reported that conservatives were getting nervous that Trump was not going to sign a religious freedom executive order. Now, however, it looks like one person in the know, Ken Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State, is reporting that we might still get the needed executive order. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ken-blackwell-religious-freedom-order_us_58b2f87ee4b0a8a9b7830c3e

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Governor of Georgia opposes religious freedom

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Source: AJC Governor Nathan Deal states that he has no plans to “entertain” legislation that defends religious freedom. Apparently, for Governor Deal, religious freedom legislation — often referred to as Religious Freedom Restoration Acts or RFRAs — hurt Georgia’s welcoming image. But doesn’t a refusal to protect religious freedom send a non-welcoming message? Apparently Governor Deal welcomes only a certain …