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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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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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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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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