religious liberty

KFUO Audio: Religious Liberty Executive Order – one year later

Free To Be Faithful® moderator Kip Allen and Travis Weber, director of the Family Research Council’s Center for Religious Liberty, discuss the 2017 Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty and its impact so far.

KFUO Audio: Two kingdoms in Washington, D.C.

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, joins KFUO Radio host Kip Allen to discuss the center’s role in Washington, D.C.

KFUO Audio: Victories for religious freedom

Stephanie Taub, counsel with First Liberty Institute, and KFUO host Kip Allen discuss five victories for religious freedom since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States.

KFUO Audio: The Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., and KFUO host Kip Allen discuss how The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is fighting the trending attacks on religious liberty in our society and culture.

Synod joins court brief to protect pregnancy centers from mandated abortion advertising

The Synod is among 22 states, 144 members of Congress and numerous other organizations filing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could block California’s mandate for abortion advertisements in pro-life pregnancy centers.

KFUO Audio: Christian cake artist’s expression of faith under examination

Listen to Worldwide KFUO’s December’s Free to be Faithful® program as moderator Kip Allen and guest Tim Goeglein, vice president of external relations for Focus on the Family, discussed the implications of the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, developments concerning transgenders in the military and other religious freedom lawsuits.

Supreme Court hears case of Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.

KFUO Audio: U.S. Air Force colonel suspended for marriage beliefs

Free to be Faithful® program on KFUO.org discusses the case of U.S. Air Force Colonel Leland Bohannon, who was suspended from command in May 2017 after he refused to sign a certificate of appreciation and publicly affirm the same-sex spouse of a retiring subordinate.

KFUO Audio: Religious freedom cases in the Supreme Court

October’s Free to be Faithful® program on KFUO.org discusses important pending U.S. Supreme Court cases that have significant ramifications for religious freedom in America.

Synod joins amicus brief for Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

The brief’s basis is that the government cannot force Americans to use their abilities and vocations to perform services that violate their faith and conscience.

Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.

KFUO Audio: Why Do Christians Show Mercy?

The Rev. Ross Johnson, director of LCMS Disaster Response, and the Rev. Michael Meyer, manager of LCMS Disaster Response, joined host Kip Allen on September’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO to discuss how Christians respond to disasters.

KFUO Audio: Synod’s Drinnon, Slayton discuss political agenda of words

The positive and negative power of words was the topic as LCMS Communications’ Roger Drinnon and Peter Slayton joined host Kip Allen on August’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO.

KFUO Audio: Goeglein discusses state of religious liberty in United States

Timothy Goeglein, vice-president for External Relations at Focus on the Family in Washington, D.C., addressed religious liberty issues in the United States with host Kip Allen during July’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO.

Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool

With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.

KFUO Audio: What makes a hate group?

Jim Campbell, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, discusses how the charge of being a “hate group” is increasingly being used as a tool to delegitimize points of view and opinions that differ from the progressive narrative.