Florida Sheriff Attacked by Freedom From Religion Foundation for “Preaching” in Uniform

The Freedom from Religion Foundation certainly doesn’t mince any words concerning what they’re about. Recently they went on the offensive against a Florida sheriff who was invited to speak at a local Baptist church. Apparently, they wanted him to change out of his uniform first: [Polk County Sheriff Grady] Judd spoke from the pulpit of […]

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Should There Be Limits to Free Speech?

Megyn Kelly of Fox News and radio host Richard Fowler had a heated debate about free speech sparked by a controversial “Draw the Prophet Mohammad” contest put on by Pam Gellar. Whew. The whole point of Gellar’s contest was to thumb her nose at jihadists. Fowler said Gellar went too far. Kelly said Fowler was […]

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Religious Freedom, Hypothetical Hate, and “Legitimate” Bigotry

The situation in Indiana over so-called religious freedom is completely ridiculous. Let’s just overlook the fact that the Indiana religious freedom act is just a more local version of the national RFRA signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993. That in itself should indicate that the current hatred is contrived at best. But let’s […]

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RFRAs, Discrimination, and Equality

A religious freedom bill movement is sweeping the nation in an attempt to protect the free exercise of religion against liberal bullying. And it too is coming up against liberal bullying. Tim Cook is the latest person to argue against religious freedom restoration acts (RFRAs), but he’s not alone. Some cities and states are mulling […]

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) Protects Wife Abusers?

A new act in the Georgia legislature, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), was designed to protect the right of religious people to exercise their beliefs without molestation from the government. But some critics are condemning the act, saying its wording would actually protect any behavior a person claimed was connected to his religion—like child […]

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WA State Judge Rules Against Christian Florist Regarding Gay Wedding

A Washington state judge has ruled that Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman could not legally refuse service to a gay wedding service. This marks yet another case where a business has been successfully sued for refusing to cater to homosexual views on marriage. One might wonder, “How is this Christian florist not protected by the First […]

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Atlanta Fire Chief Fired for Christian Beliefs?

After publishing a controversial book forwarding some of his Christian beliefs, former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended and then fired by city officials: City officials said the book, Who Told You That You Were Naked? was published without prior approval from the city because it identified Cochran as the city’s top fire official. Cochran also […]

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