The survey, or at least the report, does not distinguish carefully enough between views about the legitimacy of differential treatment provided by different kinds of entities–e.g., a religious charity rather than a small business.
On August 2, the Office of Management and Budget issued a memo to federal departments and agencies directing that they must assess their grant, contract, and other policies and practices.
IRFA submitted comments to the federal government on August 5th in response to proposed new regulations for the Child Care and Development Fund Program.
A new coalition just forming, tentatively called the “faith in giving” coalition, has formed to protect the charitable deduction.
IRFA President Stanley Carlson-Thies on April 25 delivered the 2013 Kuyper Lecture at Calvin College. He defended the religious freedom of faith-based service organizations in the context…
IRFA’s comments argue that the administration’s proposed “accommodation” for faith-based service organizations such as hospitals, colleges, and charities does not solve the religious freedom problem.
In March, 2013, Melissa Rogers replaced Joshua DuBois as head of President Obama’s White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. IRFA President Stanley Carlson-Thies comments…
Increasingly, governments are imposing on faith-based service organizations laws and regulations that do not respect their freedom to be distinctive—to serve their neighbors as they believe God calls them to serve.