religious freedom

To Regain Conservative Trust Mike Pence Must Rediscover The Courage He Once Had

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Donald Trump could do a lot worse than Mike Pence as his running mate. However, if he expects that the selection of Pence will close the deal with conservatives he is sadly mistaken, because Pence has shown that he lacks one of Trump’s most admirable qualities; the willingness to fight for what he believes in.

Conservatives: We Need To Fight And Win The Election We Have

Some of our conservative friends can’t seem to stop wishing for the election they want, instead of concentrating on winning the election they have. However, despite this lack of ability to focus on winning, the tools to win are actually there, in a way they haven’t been available to Republicans in the past several presidential election cycles.

Behold the wood of the Cross…

Where is the pushback on Mrs. Clinton’s publicly announced plan that, if elected, she will lead her administration in a war on Christianity and Christian practices? The deafening silence from religious leaders is indicative of a problem we face throughout today’s body politic, and especially in the conservative movement, and that is a lack of moral courage in the face of pressure from those who seek to destroy our culture, the rule of law, and our liberty.

The Establishment Media Misses The Real Message In Cruz’s Iowa Victory

Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Ted Cruz’s victory in the Iowa Caucuses blew the Republican establishment's idea of a pause or truce in the battle for the culture right out of the sky. Cruz’s unabashed appeal to faith-first voters, his vast support among politically active conservative Christians and Jews, and his deep personal faith guarantee that the cultural issues will not be off the table this campaign.

Poll: Christian rights more important than Muslim ones

Bradford Richardson, The Hill

More Americans say it’s important to defend the religious liberties of Christians than Muslims, according to an AP/NORC poll released Wednesday. The preference for the rights of Christians over Muslims held across party lines.

Muslim Woman Sues Police for Violating Her Religious Freedom

Nicholas Kurch, Independent Journal Review

Malak Kazan, 27, was pulled over by police and arrested for having a suspended license. While she was being booked, she was forced to remove her hijab. She was told she couldn't wear the head scarf while being processed and in custody.

Florida Family Policy Council Pre-Election Tour

Florida Family Policy Council President John Stemberger will be touring the state in the weeks leading up to the election on November 4. Join John as he discusses the issues that matter most to families in Florida – and everywhere else.

Lesbian Bridezillas Bully Bridal Shop Owner Over Religious Beliefs

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

A Pennsylvania Christian bridal shop owner who refused to provide wedding gowns to a lesbian couple because of her religious beliefs was bullied by the lesbians on Facebook, where their post about the shop owner’s refusal to serve them went viral.

Satanic Group Demands ‘Religious’ Exemption From Abortion Laws

Mike Miller, Independent Journal Review

The Satanic Temple, which describes itself as facilitating “the communication and mobilization of politically-aware satanists, secularists, and advocates for individual liberty,” is demanding an exemption from abortion laws, citing the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. 

Court Rejects Atheist Challenge: 9/11 Cross Stays

The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit found that the cross, located at Ground Zero, was "a symbol of hope" and historical in nature. The court also rejected arguments the traditional Christian cross was an impermissible mingling of church and state. SIGN OUR PETITION DEFENDING THE 9/11 CROSS NOW!

Obama Signs New Exec. Order Restricting Religious Freedom

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

Obama signed yet another executive order- this time targeting the religious rights of Americans. The new executive edict issued by Obama prohibits fed. contractors from discriminating against homosexuals & those who identify as a different gender than that which they were assigned at birth.

Okla. Battles Group Over Satan Statue

William Bigelow, Breitbart

A battle will soon be held in Okla. over a statue of Satan that the Satanic Temple, backed by the ACLU, wants to erect near the Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse lawn. Repub. Gov. Mary Fallin said that the Satanic statue will never be erected.

SCOTUS Upholds Christian Prayers at Council Meetings

David G. Savage, LA Times

The Supreme Court said that city councils and other public boards are free to open their meetings with an explicitly Christian prayer, ruling that judges may not act as "censors of religious speech" simply because the prayers reflect the views of the dominant faith.

Does Prayer Belong at Government Meetings?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on Town of Greece vs. Galloway later this term — a case that could have a profound impact on prayer in the public square — a new poll finds that the vast majority of Americans have no problem with invocations at government meetings, with one important caveat.

War on Christians: The Politics of Persecution

Katie Gorka, Breitbart

Persecution of Christians is on an upward trajectory that runs parallel to the Islamist awakening and has accelerated under the so-called “Arab Spring.” Yet it has not made it to the top-ten list of priorities for American policymakers.

Cruz: Religious Liberty 'Has Never Been More in Peril'

Emma Roller, National Journal

Ted Cruz's speech at Liberty University shows just how different Cruz and Rand Paul are.

Will Lawmakers Be Fined $10,000 Per Prayer After Defying Judge's Order?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

An atheist legal group has filed a motion accusing commissioners in Maryland of repeatedly defying a judge’s order prohibiting them from praying during public meetings.

Nigerian People Must Liberate Their Land, End Political Failure, Open Greater Economic Potential

Orji Uzor Kalu, a potential presidential candidate in Nigeria says “The more the economy goes out of government to the private sector the better it will be for the economy” and to release the country's vast economic potential he “would like to see small government and big enterprise.”

Freedom for Me, But Not for Thee

Andrew Napolitano, Reason.com

Sen. Feinstein has no problem with experiments with Amer. liberties, unless she and her staff are the victims. The gov't derives its powers from the people's consent and must recognize that in areas of natural rights no one, not even a majority, can consent to their surrender for us.