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.”
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is apparently drafting regulations to implement President Trump’s executive order on religious liberty, which will be a welcome relief for Americans who embrace the free exercise of religion.
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.