The NLRB and Religious Higher Education

The NLRB and Religious Higher Education

On September 12, two subcommittees of the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a joint hearing, “Expanding the Power of Big Labor: The NLRB’s Growing…

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Another Burden Imposed by the HHS Contraceptives Mandate

Another Burden Imposed by the HHS Contraceptives Mandate

Many faith-based organizations (and also businesses with religious owners) consider themselves in a real bind: they want to offer their employees health insurance but have…

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IRFA to EEOC: Protect Religious Hiring!

IRFA to EEOC: Protect Religious Hiring!

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently solicited public comments on its Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan. The plan is intended to help the EEOC to cope with an…

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Worth Considering

Worth Considering

At PJmedia, Roger Simon wrote a thoughtful critique of a David Brooks’ column that criticized the Republican national convention for celebrating individual striving at the expense of…

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"Much Ado (Without Cause?) About Religious Liberty"

“Much Ado (Without Cause?) About Religious Liberty”

At Real Clear Religion, Jeffrey Weiss, under the heading “Much Ado About Religious Liberty,” scorned a recent study by the Liberty Institute and the Family…

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Hosanna-Tabor: A Big Victory for Religious Freedom

Hosanna-Tabor: A Big Victory for Religious Freedom

The US Supreme Court announced on January 11, 2012, a stunning victory for religious freedom. Unlike most church-state decisions, this one was unanimous. The nine…

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Lame Duck Congress Leaves Religious Hiring Alone

Lame Duck Congress Leaves Religious Hiring Alone

Opponents of religious hiring by faith-based organizations that receive government funds failed to get the lame-duck Congress to ban “religious job discrimination. Making this drastic…

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FBOs to Congress: Preserve Our Religious Freedom

FBOs to Congress: Preserve Our Religious Freedom

A letter was delivered to every congressional office on August 25th with a plea from a multifaith group of faith-based leaders: don’t change the rules…

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Signs of the Times: Rising Washington Tide Against Religious Hiring

Signs of the Times: Rising Washington Tide Against Religious Hiring

It doesn’t seem to matter to certain powerful members of Congress and powerful DC action groups that religious hiring by faith-based organizations is a legally…

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IRFA’s July 22nd Capitol Hill Briefing

IRFA’s July 22nd Capitol Hill Briefing

On July 22nd, IRFA organized a briefing for congressional staffers and outside groups with the title, “Is the Religious Freedom Landscape Shifting for Faith-Based Organizations?”…

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