“Free to be Faithful Newsletter” provides update on the U.S. Army dropping its investigation against Southern Baptist chaplain Jerry Scott Squires, who was charged with discrimination against a lesbian soldier who wanted to attend a marriage retreat.
Tim Goeglein, vice president of External Relations for Focus on the Family, and KFUO host Kip Allen talk about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process during a Free to be Faithful® program.
During a Free to be Faithful® program, Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute, and KFUO Radio host Kip Allen discuss the possible disciplinary action against Army Chaplain Scott Squires for following his church’s beliefs about marriage.
The Supreme Court’s NIFLA decision undergirds free speech protections for pregnancy counselors and others.
In a decision announced Monday, June 4, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop owner/artist Jack Phillips. In 2012, Phillips, a Christian, declined to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, stating that to do so would violate his religious convictions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.