Get Ready! Congressional Threats to Religious Hiring

Get Ready! Congressional Threats to Religious Hiring

A recently proposed bill would undermine the freedom of religious organizations to consider religion when hiring staff and would also undermine the Religious Freedom Restoration…

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Supreme Court Undermines Freedom of Association

Supreme Court Undermines Freedom of Association

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday, June 28, that the Hastings College of Law (University of California), a public institution, can refuse recognition to…

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Big Victory for Religious Hiring in World Vision Case

Big Victory for Religious Hiring in World Vision Case

The 9th circuit federal appeals court on August 23 vindicated World Vision’s religious hiring policies (Spencer v. World Vision). Although World Vision is engaged in…

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Congressional Attack on Religious Hiring

Congressional Attack on Religious Hiring

A recently introduced bill to reauthorize federal drug treatment programs includes language to ban from participation faith-based providers that take account of religion in hiring….

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CARD Attacks Charitable Choice Before Reading It

CARD Attacks Charitable Choice Before Reading It

The Coalition Against Religious Discrimination (CARD) has sent a letter asking Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) to strip Charitable Choice from the SAMHSA law that governs…

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Helping Up Mission, Baltimore, MD

PBS Airs Religious Hiring Story Featuring IRFA President and Baltimore Rescue Mission

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, the PBS television show focusing on religion topics, on May 28th aired the story, “Religious Hiring: Should a Federally Funded Faith-Based…

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Thanks for the Recognition

Thanks for the Recognition

Professor David Koyzis (Redeemer College, Ontario) posted a note on May 21st on the First Things magazine’s blog, praising IRFA and calling for a similar…

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Religious Hiring Struggles in Canada

Religious Hiring Struggles in Canada

An Ontario court in mid-May, 2010, answered the question, Is religious hiring by religious social-service organizations in Ontario legal or not legal? with the puzzling…

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IRFA’s Letter to President Obama

IRFA’s Letter to President Obama

Today, IRFA sent a letter to President Obama and to his Director of the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Joshua DuBois. The letter, signed…

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