The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has lodged a complaint about a U.S. Air Force base that was selling Christmas candy with Jesus’ name on the packaging. The group claims that the sale of the candy shows that base is establishing a particular religion.
Two parochial school teachers are claiming that their positions with two Catholic elementary schools were terminated based on disability and age discrimination. Now, the Supreme Court will decide how far religious freedom protections extend for churches and religious schools.
The Florida Education Department voiced its concern over the Florida School Athletic Association's decision to deny students the right to pray over a loudspeaker at a high school football game. Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran sent a letter to the FHSAA stating that the decision was "overboard" and restricted students' constitutional right to private religious expression.
After being imprisoned in Turkey for more than 2 years, American Pastor Andrew Bruson was set free and returned home to his family at the beginning of 2019. Bruson credits a lot of people for helping him come home, including small government agency the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. This agency is now at risk of being dissolved.