August 31 | Maranatha Bible Church | San Antonio, Texas
September 11 | Arlington Baptist Church | Baltimore, Maryland
September 13 | Greater Exodus Baptist Church | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
In ruling on Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, the United States Supreme Court confirmed that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment protects against “indirect coercion or penalties on the free exercise of religion, not just outright prohibitions.” On June 26, 2017, in a vote of 7-2, they held that “the express discrimination against religious exercise here is not the denial of a grant, but rather the refusal to allow the Church—solely because it is a church—to compete with secular organizations for a grant.”
In an astounding development, The Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy has published an article by Harvard law student Joshua Craddock that makes an incredibly strong case for what we already know: an unborn child is a living person that deserves to be treated as such under the law.
In a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill last week, two U.S. Senators applied a clear anti-Christian litmus test to a nominee.
As we are now into spring, the National Center for Life and Liberty is hard at work defending religious liberty on many fronts, advocating for truth and freedom in the public square, most importantly with churches who desire to see the Gospel go forward in their communities. With the celebration of Easter this month, we're reminded that the ultimate work was done for us, as Jesus solved our greatest need on the cross.
Thank you for standing with us as we continue to defend religious liberties nationwide.
Often this battle begins not at the federal level but in the states. One such example is in Pennsylvania, where the LGBT lobby is hard at work promoting “The Bathroom Bill” (SB 1306). In truth, this bill involves much more than just bathrooms.