Statue erected by the Satanic Temple
August 17th, 2018

The Satanic Temple protested a statue of the Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol by unveiling their own monument to a popular Satanic figure. The incident infuriated Christian lawmakers, who vowed that “it will be a cold day in hell” before any Satanic statue is displayed on state property. Continue reading

Colorado Baker Jack Phillips poses in his cakeshop
August 17th, 2018

When the Supreme Court ruled in his favor back in June, Jack Phillips probably thought he’d cleared his last legal hurdle. But the Colorado baker who spent the last six years in the national spotlight for refusing to design a cake for a same-sex wedding has now landed back in court – this time in a case involving transgender rights. Continue reading

Jeff Sessions announces Religious Liberty Task Force
July 30th, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced the creation of the “Religious Liberty Task Force,” a new body under the Department of Justice intended to guard against violations of religious freedom. The task force will focus primarily on promoting religious liberty, but critics warn that it crosses the line between separation of church and state. Continue reading

Walgreens
June 26th, 2018

As if receiving the news of a miscarriage wasn’t heartbreaking enough, an Arizona school teacher left a local Walgreens “in tears and ashamed” thanks to a righteous pharmacist acting on his religious convictions. Continue reading

Crossfit Training
June 14th, 2018

After an Indianapolis CrossFit gym decided to cancel a workout session planned during an LGBT Pride event, a top CrossFit employee voiced his support for the cancellation on Twitter, thanking the company for “refusing to celebrate sin.” He’s since been let go. Continue reading

LGBT Classroom
June 13th, 2018

An Indiana high school teacher was forced to resign amid growing pressure from school officials after he refused to address transgender students by their preferred names and pronouns. He insisted it violated his religious beliefs, but school officials saw it differently. Continue reading

Supreme Court sides with Christian Baker
June 4th, 2018

This morning, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding because of his Christian beliefs. However, the Court’s ruling didn’t address the central issue of whether religious freedom allows for discrimination. Continue reading

Man behind bars in prison
June 4th, 2018

A prison in Alaska stands accused of knowingly serving pork to its Muslim inmates during Ramadan. Since the Koran explicitly declares pork forbidden for all Muslims, the prisoners, already fasting for the Islamic holy month, were essentially reduced to a starvation diet. Continue reading

Man berates a Muslim woman in a coffee shop
May 21st, 2018

A viral video shows a man insulting a Muslim woman wearing a niqab in a California coffee shop. The incident sparked an intense debate over the merits of Islamic face coverings. Some argue they are oppressive and should be outlawed in public, but others insist this would be a mistake. Continue reading

Theater Panic
May 11th, 2018

A preacher was thrust into the center of controversy after his surprise sermon in a California movie theater sparked mass panic. Moviegoers, convinced that a gunman had entered the theater, began to run for their lives. Many sustained injuries during the frantic escape. Continue reading