Taking the oath of citizenship
November 13th, 2017

Olga Paule Perrier-Bilbo is a French green-card holder on the verge of becoming a full-fledged U.S. citizen. All the paperwork is in order, and there’s just one thing left to do: take the oath of citizenship. But therein lies the … Continue reading

November 9th, 2017

A former nurse who worked in the hospital at Duke University has filed a federal lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The woman, Sara Pedro, claims that Duke violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate her religious objections to aiding in abortions, … Continue reading

Religious message on shopping bag from Forever 21
October 27th, 2017

We’re all familiar with certain high-profile companies that espouse religious beliefs. Chick-fil-A famously expressed opposition to gay marriage on religious grounds, creating a storm of controversy and sending people flocking to restaurant locations to either protest outside or show their … Continue reading

A waitress wearing jeans tying apron
October 20th, 2017

Kaetoya Watkins was thrilled when she was got offered a waitress job at Georgia Blue, a Mississippi restaurant chain. However, it didn’t take long for things to go south. Continue reading

A sign that says "Whites Only"
September 30th, 2017

A Minnesota couple who refused to do videography work for gay weddings was dealt a serious blow last week when a judge threw out their lawsuit. Carl and Angel Larsen, the owners of Telescope Media Group, were seeking to overturn … Continue reading

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
September 29th, 2017

In America, religion and government are supposed to be independent of one another. But don’t tell that to Judge Roy Moore, the frontrunner in Alabama’s upcoming Senate race. Moore, an outspoken Christian, has a long track record of acting upon … Continue reading

A prisoner holding a Bible
September 25th, 2017

A correctional facility in Topeka, Kansas has been accused of distributing Christian propaganda and pressuring inmates to convert. The allegations stem from a lawsuit filed by a current inmate who insists their rights have been violated. Continue reading

Satanic Temple logo
September 14th, 2017

The Satanic Temple is filing a lawsuit against the state of Missouri, alleging that the state’s anti-abortion laws violate their religious beliefs. The conflict began when a Missouri resident and Satanic Temple member (referred to in the lawsuit as “Mary … Continue reading

A Bible with an American flag
August 10th, 2017

President Trump’s nominee for “Religious Freedom Ambassador” is causing extreme consternation among the LGBT community and its advocates. The president’s pick is Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a man who critics say poses a distinct threat to LGBT rights. If confirmed, … Continue reading

The wives of former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs
July 31st, 2017

Ever fantasized about taking more than one wife? Although technically illegal, the practice of polygamy lives on in certain remote areas of the U.S. One of the most infamous (and ominous) of these places is a storied Mormon commune on … Continue reading