The Supreme Court has had a busy session and has made a number of historic rulings in just the last week. On June 26th the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in one of the most important religious freedom cases of the year. The case involved a church daycare/school and whether it was lawful for the daycare to receive taxpayer money since it was part of a church. The Supreme Court ruled today that it is lawful for the daycare to continue to receive taxpayer funding and that this does not violate the separation of church and state. Here are more details on what you should know about the case and the Court’s decision.<p><p>Photo courtesy: Religion News Service
On Thursday President Trump signed an executive order on “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty.” While some Christians praised the order, others expressed disappointment that it did not go far enough in protecting religious liberty. Here are five facts you should know about the order, so you can decide for yourself if this promises to be an effective way to protect a fundamental American freedom.<p><p>Photo courtesy: ©Thinkstock/Arrangements-Photography<p><p>
President Trump signed a highly anticipated executive order on religious liberty at a sun-splashed Rose Garden ceremony on the National Day of Prayer on Thursday (May 4), basking in the praise of religious leaders who blessed his action as an answer to their prayers.
Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the remaining religious freedom case to be heard this term—and one of the most significant religious liberty cases to be decided in years. This will be newly-confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch's first major case, and he may very well give the deciding vote. Thus far, the Court has seemed to side with the church. Here is what you should know about this case.<p><p> Photo courtesy: Religion News Service
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