The story is all too familiar by now: A same-sex couple asks a religious baker to custom create a wedding cake. The baker politely apologizes, but the resulting lawsuit shuts down the bakery. But this time, the story has a different ending—for now. Cathy Miller runs a bakery in Bakersfield,
In one of the most moving parts of the president’s State of the Union address, President Donald Trump honored Ryan Holet—a police officer who decided to adopt the baby of a heroin addict. Holet encountered the baby’s parents while on duty and asked the mother, “Why do you have to be shooting
While the Department of Defense defends our nation against threats to national security, two groups are hoping Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will take his attention off the enemy and turn it against the spiritual needs of our servicemembers.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights announced the creation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division. Among its first acts was to propose a rule protecting the conscience rights of religious health care workers within the medical profession. While many conservatives, particularly
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused to hear the case of a Washington state high school football coach who was punished for taking a knee at the 50-yard line for a post-game prayer.
BLADENSBURG, Md. — Five miles from the United States Supreme Court, a 40-foot-tall World War I memorial in the shape of a cross has stood for nearly a century. Now, it is at the center of a battle over the separation of church and state that may end up on the court’s docket.