Religious Liberty

Becket Religious Freedom Index: American's still highly value religious liberty

"Designing 16 questions across six categories, the annual index measures perspectives on the First Amendment. Now in its second year, in October it polled a nationwide sample of 1,000 Americans, scoring their support from 0 (complete opposition) to 100 (robust support)." - CToday

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Priesthood of All Professors? Court to Consider ‘Ministerial Exception’ for Gordon College

Gordon College "is arguing that faculty are not covered by anti-discrimination protections in federal employment law, because professors are ministers and the Supreme Court has held there is a 'ministerial exception' to those protections." - CToday

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Asia Harvest: Thousands of pastors go into hiding amid China’s rising persecution, attempts to eradicate Christianity

"Tens of thousands of house church pastors and evangelists across China have gone into hiding as the Communist Party prepares for what seems like a 'final assault' on Christianity in an attempt to eradicate it from the country" - CPost

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Justices order review of Colorado, New Jersey worship limits

"The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered lower federal courts in Colorado and New Jersey to reexamine state restrictions on indoor religious services to combat the coronavirus in light of the justices’ recent ruling in favor of churches and synagogues in New York." - BPNews

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What Will Faith and Politics Look Like Under Biden? Faith Leaders Answer

"If Americans are to have any hope of overcoming our deep polarizations, people of faith must be willing to cooperate with one another where they can, even when they strongly disagree on some issues. So said a panel of four faith leaders, including Dr. Russell Moore, in a webinar Thursday on faith and politics under Biden presidency." - C.Leaders

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Hope for CA Churches: Justices Order Review of Virus Rules

"The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower federal court to reexamine California restrictions on indoor religious services in areas hard hit by the coronavirus in light of the justices’ recent ruling in favor of churches and synagogues in New York." - CLeaders

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