religious freedom

California Law Requires Christian Doctors to Participate in Assisted Suicide, Lawsuit Says

California Law Requires Christian Doctors to Participate in Assisted Suicide, Lawsuit Says

A new California law that requires doctors to participate in physician-assisted suicide is being challenged by a coalition of Christian medical professionals who claim it violates their free speech and religious liberty rights.

Texas University Agrees Religious Student Organizations Can Require Group Leaders to Hold Specific Religious Beliefs

Texas University Agrees Religious Student Organizations Can Require Group Leaders to Hold Specific Religious Beliefs

A Texas college has decided that a Christian student organization may require its leaders to have specific beliefs in order to hold top roles in the organization.

Illinois County Must Pay $370,000 for Requiring Christian Nurse to Perform Abortion Services: Judge

Illinois County Must Pay $370,000 for Requiring Christian Nurse to Perform Abortion Services: Judge

On Wednesday, a state judge ruled that an Illinois county must pay more than $370,000 in attorney’s fees for requiring a Christian nurse to refer women for abortions and provide abortifacient contraceptives.

Christian Doctor Fired for Not Using Transgender Pronouns Files Appeal: 'My Case Affects Everyone'

Christian Doctor Fired for Not Using Transgender Pronouns Files Appeal: 'My Case Affects Everyone'

A British Christian doctor who was fired for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender patients has filed an appeal, saying his case “affects everyone” who is “concerned by compelled speech” and “transgender ideology.”

Police Stop Church Service to Check Masks: 'Everyone Was Pretty Stunned'

Police Stop Church Service to Check Masks: 'Everyone Was Pretty Stunned'

Churchgoers of an Australian congregation are expressing outrage after police interrupted a service last week to ensure parishioners were wearing masks as required by local law.

Health Care Provider Pays $75,000 in 'Scrub Skirt' Religious Bias Suit

Health Care Provider Pays $75,000 in 'Scrub Skirt' Religious Bias Suit

A Tennessee-based health care provider will pay $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit involving an Apostolic Pentecostal nurse who wanted to wear a “scrub skirt” to work. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the company denied the nurse’s right to religious accommodation.

Delivery Service to Pay $50,000 for Firing Christian Employee Who Refused to Work on Sundays

Delivery Service to Pay $50,000 for Firing Christian Employee Who Refused to Work on Sundays

An employee for a delivery service in Florida who was fired after he refused to work a Sunday shift has won an anti-discrimination case against his former employer. The employer is set to pay $50,000 in relief.

School Suspends Christian Student after He Calls Homosexuality a 'Sin,' Lawsuit Says

School Suspends Christian Student after He Calls Homosexuality a 'Sin,' Lawsuit Says

A Michigan high school student who was allegedly suspended for calling homosexuality a “sin” and for failing to report his classmates’ inappropriate jokes filed a federal lawsuit last week, claiming the school’s actions violated his constitutional rights.

China Bans Kids from Attending Church, Threatens Parents Who Break Law: Watchdog

China Bans Kids from Attending Church, Threatens Parents Who Break Law: Watchdog

The eyes of the world may be on Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, but the head of a religious liberty watchdog says China's persecution of Christians is nevertheless escalating.

Prison for a Pro-Bible Tweet? Christian Legislator Goes on Trial in Finland

Prison for a Pro-Bible Tweet? Christian Legislator Goes on Trial in Finland

A Finnish Christian politician who faces possible prison time for a Bible-affirming tweet said Monday ahead of her trial that she was concerned about the “eternal life” of individuals when she wrote the social media post.