Protesters challenging Quebec Bill 21
October 4th, 2019

Activists are challenging Quebec’s controversial religious symbols ban on the grounds it is discriminatory towards Muslims. But the courts say they’ve failed to show the bill has caused “irreparable harm”,despite submitted testimony from Muslim women who were forced to choose between their career and their faith. Continue reading

Pastafarian Barrett Fletcher delivering the opening prayer at government meeting
September 23rd, 2019

A Pastafarian pastor in Alaska delivered the opening invocation at a government meeting, complete with colander on his head. The incident is just the latest in Pastafarians pushing boundaries and poking fun at religious belief. Continue reading

A same-sex wedding invitation
September 20th, 2019

The Arizona Supreme Court narrowly ruled that a pair of Phoenix artists can refuse to create custom wedding invitations for gay weddings. The pair say they just want to conduct their business according to their religious beliefs. But the court’s minority opinion says that the ruling is tantamount to legalizing discrimination. Continue reading

Mixed race wedding
September 4th, 2019

After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone’s Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue reading

Christian student Felix Ngole
July 12th, 2019

After his 2015 expulsion from the University of Sheffield for calling gay marriage “sinful” on Facebook, Felix Ngole won the right to another hearing on appeal. Now the school will again determine if expressing anti-gay sentiment on social media justifies student expulsion. Continue reading

Woman holding animal skull
June 28th, 2019

A professor at a Catholic university in New York is suing her former employer, claiming she was discriminated against after her Wiccan beliefs came to light. Continue reading

A same-sex wedding cake
June 27th, 2019

The frosting is not yet set on this cake. That was the message sent by the United States Supreme Court after it vacated a ruling that effectively put a pair of Christian bakers out of business for sticking to their religious guns. Continue reading

Chick-fil-A restaurant
May 22nd, 2019

Texas lawmakers are preparing to pass legislation in response to the San Antonio City Council’s controversial decision to ban Chick-fil-A from setting up shop at their airport’s food court earlier this year. Continue reading

Jesus depicted as a white man
April 26th, 2019

Forget the fair-skinned, blue-eyed man that still adorns many stained glass windows and paintings. Jesus was most likely a Palestinian, experts say. Continue reading

Gay couple adopting a child
April 8th, 2019

Adoption agencies in Tennessee may soon be allowed to prevent same-sex couples from adopting a child from their system if it conflicts with the organization’s religious beliefs. Continue reading