Churches File Suit to Benefit Thousands of Damaged Ministries

Three churches impacted by Hurricane Harvey—and responding to their communities’ needs—have filed a complaint against the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for blanket discrimination. 

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Update: Thought Police in Michigan Ban Farmers from City-Run Market

One year ago, in August, a Facebook user asked if Country Mill Farms hosted so-called “same-sex weddings” on its property. The user was politely informed that the Charlotte, Michigan, farm did not. Shortly after, the owners of Country Mill Farms,Steve and Bridget Tennes, received multiple requests from East Lansing city officials (22 miles away from Charlotte) to cease coming to their municipally operated East Lansing Farmer’s Market (ELFM).

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Henderson County Receives Multiple Threats from Atheist Group

Henderson County Mayor Dan Hughes received a hostile letter from the anti-religious liberty group, the so-called “Freedom” From Religion Foundation (FFRF), on June 30. The focus of their warning—an inscription from Psalm 89:14 on the side of the county courthouse’s cornerstone: “Justice and judgement are the habitation of thy throne: Mercy and truth shall go before thy face.”

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Wyoming Judge Takes Religious Freedom Fight to SCOTUS

On August 4, 2017, Judge Ruth Neely filed a request for review (Cert Petition) with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an egregious public censure by the Wyoming Supreme Court. The court punished her for her stated position against hypothetically performing a so-called “same-sex marriage.”

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