IRFA submits comments regarding Child Care and Development Fund Program

IRFA submits comments regarding Child Care and Development Fund Program

IRFA submitted comments to the federal government on August 5th in response to proposed new regulations for the Child Care and Development Fund Program.

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New "Faith in Giving" Coalition

New “Faith in Giving” Coalition

A new coalition just forming, tentatively called the “faith in giving” coalition, has formed to protect the charitable deduction.

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IRFA President Delivers 2013 Kuyper Lecture at Calvin College

IRFA President Delivers 2013 Kuyper Lecture at Calvin College

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…

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IRFA Submits Comments on HHS Contraceptives Mandate

IRFA Submits Comments on HHS Contraceptives Mandate

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.

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Changes in the Obama Faith-Based Initiative

Changes in the Obama Faith-Based Initiative

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…

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Protecting Institutional Religious Freedom

Protecting Institutional Religious Freedom

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.

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