On Tuesday, a Christian professional photographer filed a federal lawsuit against the state of New York, seeking to overturn a law that could result in her being arrested for up to a year and fined at least $100,000 if she refuses to photograph a same-sex wedding.
In light of the very real threat posed by the Equality Act, a number of Christians have offered compromise solutions, most notably the Fairness for All Act. FFA would carve out exemptions for churches and certain religious organizations, though it’s unclear which ones. It would not, however, protect the religious freedoms of private Christian citizens who are medical professionals, business owners, bakers, florists, photographers, and so on.
In a 35-page decision, a judge in the U.K. ruled that the town of Blackpool "discriminated on the ground of religion against" Franklin Graham, when it prohibited him from promoting a 2018 Christian event with bus ads.
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler warned that the recent USA Today column labeling Oral Roberts University as "bigoted" should serve as a warning to Christians and faith-based institutions everywhere of the direction in which society is heading.