Posts Tagged ‘ Religious Freedom ’

Mike Huckabee: ‘Gay’ Marriage Could Criminalize Christianity

Jun 19th, 2015 | By

I refuse to sit silently as politically driven interest groups threaten the foundation of religious liberty, criminalize Christianity, and demand that Americans abandon Biblical principles of natural marriage. I will fight to defend religious liberty at all costs.

The Magna Carta:  Celebrating Our foundation of Freedom

Jun 15th, 2015 | By

The formation of the United States Constitution in 1789 is rooted and grounded in the English Magna Carta. Early American colonists were deeply influenced by this document. It is still an extremely important symbol of freedom and liberty even today. In essence, the Magna Carta became “the law of the land” in the United States of America and the foundation of Western democracy.

Freedom’s Founding Document Turns 800

Jun 15th, 2015 | By
King John was forced to sign the Magda Carta on June 15th, 2015 at Runnymede on the Thames. (From James Doyle's 'A Chronicle of England'

The Magna Carta, which marks its 800th year on June 15, 2015, richly deserves being called, in the words of British Member of the European Parliament Daniel Hannan, the “most important bargain in the history of the human race.” From the Magna Carta springs the power of elected assembly over single rulers and thus the birth of the Western Democracy,

Religious Liberty Here At Home And Abroad Under Attack

Jun 12th, 2015 | By

American legislators of both parties met with Middle Eastern Christian leaders to reinforce the bonds of our commitment to human rights. Bishops and priests told us firsthand about horrors they had witnessed, and about stories they had heard from their flock—kidnappings, murders, pillaging, and desecrations of holy sites.

Air Force Refuses Call To Court Martial Major General Olson For National Day Of Prayer Remarks

May 28th, 2015 | By

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation called for the Court martial of Air Force Major General Craig Olson after his remarks at the Hill observance of the National Day of Prayer on May 7, 2015. In his speech, Major General Olson publicly shared how is personal faith had impacted his life, crediting God for his success in his military career.

Experts: Iraq Christians are on the “Edge of Extinction”

May 22nd, 2015 | By

In 2003 Christians numbered 1.5 million. that number today has dwindled to as few as 200,000. Congressman Wolf stated under the genocidal assaults of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) the Christian community “is facing extinction if the current trajectory remains.”

Lankford’s Bipartisan Religious Freedom Amendment To Trade Promotion Authority Unanimously Passes Senate

May 20th, 2015 | By

“We believe every person should have protection of the government to live their faith, not the compulsion of government to practice any one faith or to be forced to reject all faith altogether. It’s one of the reasons that Americans are disturbed by the trend in our courts and military and public conversation. It’s not the task of government to purge religious conversation from public life. It is the task of government to protect the rights of every person to live their faith and to guard those who choose not to have any faith at all.”

Bobby Jindal Begins Running Religious Freedom Ads In Iowa

May 19th, 2015 | By

We are at a cross roads in American history. We must ask ourselves if we are going to stand up for the First Amendment, or forever lose our freedoms of conscience and faith. I am confident that the American people will fight to protect all of their constitutionally guaranteed rights.

Obama White House: Veto Bill Requiring Pastor Saeed’s Freedom

May 4th, 2015 | By

The Obama Administration appears to be preparing to leave American Pastor Saeed Abedini and the other U.S. citizens wrongfully imprisoned in Iran on the sidelines of the Iran nuclear negotiations – even promising a veto to congressional legislation if an amendment is added to include the imprisoned Americans.

Eric Metaxas: The Shifting Definition Of Religious Freedom

Apr 15th, 2015 | By

The message is clear: not only should Christians remain silent about gay marriage if we know what’s good for us, but we must be made to agree with and even celebrate what Scripture calls sin. As Ana Marie Cox recently said of Christians on MSNBC, “you’re going to have to force [them] to do things they don’t want to do.”