Read the latest about religious liberty issues affecting Christian service members in our nation’s military and how LCMS military chaplains, the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces and some religious liberty advocates are making a difference.
U.S. Supreme Court
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.
Judge Ruth Neely, a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pinedale, Wyo., has been under fire since 2014 for expressing her faith-based beliefs on marriage.
Read about the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS) of Columbia, Mo. v. Comer and its implications for religious liberty.
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.
James Gottry, legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, writes that the U.S. Supreme Court might rule in favor of religious nonprofits on the basis of religious discrimination.
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