A loss could mean not only that Phillips would be forced to close the doors of his family business, but also that we risk closing the doors on what it means to be a truly free society.
Championing the freedoms of expression and conscience for those who share your views, while demanding that others violate their convictions, is not tolerant, and it is not principled. It is hypocrisy.
President Trump has signed an executive order to “vigorously enforce Federal law’s robust protections for religious freedom.” But while it’s a good first step to securing religious freedom, it leaves many issues unsolved.
Maybe it’s just nostalgia talking, but the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of animals used to be so much simpler.
When a New Mexico Supreme Court justice says that compromising the religious beliefs that inspire your life is “the price of citizenship,” he is talking about your religious beliefs.
To forbid people from articulating beliefs and peacefully acting consistently with those beliefs is, at its core, an attempt to forbid the beliefs themselves.
Veterans and law enforcement personnel shouldn’t have to suffer this stigma. Their comfort is more important than Kaepernick’s free speech—right?
In each of these positions, I was told I needed to leave my “thoughts, beliefs and opinions . . . at the door.”
Like too many cities throughout the country, the city council of Scottsdale, Arizona, is considering a problematic measure that would make their constituents the latest victims in a nationwide campaign.
Yesterday morning, the Internet told me that Starbucks hates Christmas. Because they have a red cup. And the red cup doesn’t have snowflakes, Christmas trees, or Santa Claus, and it certainly doesn’t have the baby Jesus.
Chief Cochran is not the first to be punished for seeking to live a life of authenticity—for seeking to freely exercise his religion and express his beliefs.
Two big stories emerged last week. The first is that the Indiana Legislature announced a “fix” to the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, one which explicitly protects sexual orientation and gender identity from “discrimination.”