religious freedom

Appeal Likely After Christians Acquitted A Second Time Of Bible Booklet ‘Hate Crimes’

Today a Helsinki appeals court acquitted two Christians of “hate crimes” charges with potential prison sentences for tweeting Bible verses and publishing a Christian booklet about sexual ethics. This unprecedented application of Finnish law has kept Member of Parliament Paivi Rasanen and Lutheran Bishop Juhana […]

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Youngkin Signs Bill Banning Unequal Restrictions On Virginia Places Of Worship During State Emergencies

Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed legislation on Sunday that prohibits government officials from imposing discriminatory restrictions on places of worship during state emergencies. HB 2171 stipulates that “No rule, regulation, or order issued by the Governor or other governmental entity pursuant to this chapter […]

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EXCLUSIVE: GOP To Combat Biden’s War On Religious Student Orgs With Protections Bill

President Joe Biden’s Department of Education wants to eliminate protections for religious student organizations, but Republicans in both the Senate and the House are introducing a bill that, if passed, would punish higher education institutions for discriminating against on-campus faith-based groups. The Equal Campus Access […]

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Bipartisan religious freedom commission “outraged” at US failure to add Nigeria and India to list of countries of particular concern

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – The bipartisan US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has expressed “outrage” over the Biden’s administration’s “inexplicable” decision to keep Nigeria and India off the State Department’s list of Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) when it […]

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