First Ammendment Rights

Thumbnail the dirksen federal building in chicago home to the united states court of appeals for the seventh circuit credit ken lund via flickr cc by sa 20 cna A new civil rights ruling may create religious liberty problems

Chicago, Ill., Apr 6, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Both employers and employees who don’t believe marriage is an institution between a man and...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 122538763 California LGBT student bill modified for religious schools

A California bill for LGBT students that threatened to withhold government grants from religious schools has been modified after the bill was seen...

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Thumbnail bridal flowers credit clotee allochuku via flickr cc by 20 cna 6 3 15 Christian florist loses religious liberty case, will appeal to US Supreme Court

Seattle, Wash., Feb 16, 2017 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Washington state florist must pay fines and legal costs for conscientiously objecting...

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Thumbnail american flag and church credit martin via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 3 1 16 Court sides with NY archdiocese in major religious liberty decision

New York City, N.Y., Jul 14, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of New York had the right not to...

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Thumbnail church credit minutius hora via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 10 15 Did a 'Catholic Spring' group intimidate Florida churches?

Tallahassee, Fla., Nov 4, 2016 / 03:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A group that has been tied to the idea of a “Catholic Spring” revolution in leaked...

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Thumbnail michael warsaw cna Election 2016: A supremely important decision

Irondale, Ala., Nov 4, 2016 / 11:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Among the first acts of the next president of the United States will be the appointment of...

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Thumbnail bridal flowers credit clotee allochuku via flickr cc by 20 cna 6 3 15 Florist takes religious liberty case to US Supreme Court

Yakima, Wash., Jul 14, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Flower shop owner Barronelle Stutzman is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect her from...

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Thumbnail pink pions credit yuliia fesyk shutterstock cna Florist who lost religious liberty case says all freedoms are at stake

Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2017 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Washington florist fined for not serving a same-sex wedding out of conscience says the...

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Thumbnail us constitution credit kim davies via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Free speech protects printer from promoting gay pride fest, Ky. court rules

Lexington, Ky., May 16, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Backers of a print shop owner who declined to print gay pride T-shirts because of his...

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Thumbnail california capitol building credit matthew thouvenin cc by nc nd 20 filter added How a California bill is threatening faith-based codes of conduct

Sacramento, Calif., Apr 4, 2017 / 09:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A proposed California law has targeted faith-based employers’ codes of conduct in the...

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Thumbnail farmers market credit unsplash cna Lawsuit says farmer's market wrongly barred Catholic farmer

Lansing, Mich., Jun 1, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic farmer Steve Tennes says the city of East Lansing, Mich. illegally barred his...

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Thumbnail church pews credit elena dijour shutterstock cna Massachusetts churches claim victory in religious freedom lawsuit

Washington D.C., Dec 15, 2016 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Four Massachusetts churches pulled their lawsuit against the state Monday after they...

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Thumbnail church credit orangecatteam shutterstock cna Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism

Boston, Mass., Oct 13, 2016 / 11:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could...

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Thumbnail michael p farris ceo of alliance defending freedom credit adf cna Meet the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom

Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan 28, 2017 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Michael P. Farris, the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom, educating the...

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Thumbnail american flag and church credit martin via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 3 1 16 New bill would protect churches with political views from the IRS

Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2016 / 04:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Churches concerned about Internal Revenue Service intervention if they engage in...

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Thumbnail st patricks cathedral nyc credit sean pavone cna NY archdiocese defends right to make hiring decisions

New York City, N.Y., Mar 9, 2017 / 08:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of New York argued before a federal circuit court this week that it...

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Thumbnail planned parenthood credit glynnis jones shutterstock cna Planned Parenthood investigator claims victory in Washington State appeal

Lawyers for Planned Parenthood investigator David Daleiden claimed a victory on Wednesday as the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court sent back a lower court's...

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Thumbnail planned parenthood credit glynnis jones shutterstock cna Planned Parenthood investigators reject 'bogus' felony charges

San Francisco, Calif., Mar 29, 2017 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The undercover journalists whose work appeared to implicate Planned Parenthood...

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