Religious Liberty

University of Iowa bows to legal pressure, lets religious groups require their leaders to be religious

"The agreement between the University of Iowa and InterVarsity will temporarily reinstate all deregistered religious groups until the end of pending litigation with the university." - W. Examiner

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Christian group kicked off campus for requiring its leaders to be Christian

"The University of Iowa told InterVarsity Christian Fellowship they weren’t allowed to hold their meetings on campus because they require their members to hold to specific faith standards and kicked them out — in response, InterVarsity sued." - W.Examiner

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Billboards Showing Evangelist Greg Laurie With Bible Taken Down From Malls After Complaints

"Evangelist Greg Laurie, who leads the multi-campus Harvest Christian Fellowship, was recently forced to remove billboards promoting his annual SoCal Harvest event from two popular malls in Southern California because they featured him holding a nondescript Bible in his hand that some people found offensive." - CPost

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Federal Court to Decide if Church Can Fire Pastor for Not Attracting Members and Spending Too Much Money

"Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, a historic church founded in the late 1800s and located in one of the city's poorest communities, is defending its right to choose its own religious leaders free from government interference, according to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty." - CPost

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