Kansas Protects Religious Student Clubs: Rightful Selectivity is not Wrongful Discrimination

Kansas Protects Religious Student Clubs: Rightful Selectivity is not Wrongful Discrimination

Stanley Carlson-Thies, March 31, 2016 Should it be illegal for a Democratic lawmaker to reject as unqualified any Republican and Tea Partier who applies for…

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Protecting the Faith-based Decision-making of Jewish Religious Organizations: SCOTUS Asked to Weigh in

Protecting the Faith-based Decision-making of Jewish Religious Organizations: SCOTUS Asked to Weigh in

Stanley Carlson-Thies, March 31, 2016 Statutes of limitations apply to various legal matters, ensuring timely filing of cases, timely resolution of disputes, trials before memories…

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IRFA Joins Others to File a Comment on Another NPRM that Proposes to Expand Definition of “Sex” Discrimination

IRFA Joins Others to File a Comment on Another NPRM that Proposes to Expand Definition of “Sex” Discrimination

Stanley Carlson-Thies  March 31, 2016 Congress has not chosen to add sexual orientation and gender identity to federal civil rights laws and courts generally have…

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The “Nuns” and the “Nones”: Are Info-graphics the Parables of the 21st Century?

The “Nuns” and the “Nones”: Are Info-graphics the Parables of the 21st Century?

Chelsea Langston, March 31, 2016 The religiously unaffiliated –“nones”as they are called for short – now make up about 23% of the U.S adult population,…

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IRFA in CT on Apple, Encyrption and Religious Freedom

IRFA in CT on Apple, Encyrption and Religious Freedom

Chelsea Langston explores how the tech giant Apple came to share a defense with Hobby Lobby and Little Sisters of the Poor. Read the article…

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Georgia’s FADA bill:  The “zero-sum” Approach Needs To Be Reframed

Georgia’s FADA bill:  The “zero-sum” Approach Needs To Be Reframed

Chelsea Langston On March 3rd, Georgia’s Republican Governor Nathan Deale spoke out, on religious grounds, against a religious freedom bill passed by the state Senate. …

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SJR 39: Advancing religious freedom or discrimination in Missouri?

SJR 39: Advancing religious freedom or discrimination in Missouri?

Stanley Carlson-Thies Did the US Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, which requires every state to accept same-sex marriages, put at risk the rights of religious organizations…

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Justice in Education: Why religious freedom is Vital

Justice in Education: Why religious freedom is Vital

Chelsea Langston, March 17, 2016 On March 15th, IRFA sponsored a congressional briefing entitled “Will Nonprofits Remain Free to Serve? – The Vital Role of…

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Faith Leaders to AG Lynch: Don’t Undermine FBO Access to Federal Funding

Faith Leaders to AG Lynch: Don’t Undermine FBO Access to Federal Funding

Stanley Carlson-Thies March 3, 2016 IRFA has coordinated a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking her to defend a legal opinion issued in 2007 by…

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What’s Missing from the Presidential Campaigns: Religious Freedom as a Necessary Ingredient in Fighting Poverty and Creating Jobs

What’s Missing from the Presidential Campaigns: Religious Freedom as a Necessary Ingredient in Fighting Poverty and Creating Jobs

Chelsea Langston March 3, 2016 In a recent CBS/New York Times poll, Americans were asked “What do you think is the most important problem facing…

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