Last week, federal court judge Salvador Mendoza, an Obama appointee, blocked the state of Washington from automatically banning those with religiously based objections to department policy from becoming foster parents.
The department’s policies, wrote Mendoza, only burdens “potential caregivers with sincere religious beliefs,” since those with religious beliefs are likely to object to the policy. Even more, these policies probably “favor certain secular viewpoints over certain religious viewpoints,” which is also a violation of religious liberties.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is investigating a religious liberty complaint made by an elderly resident of an Oklahoma apartment complex. The apartment complex's management allegedly demanded that Bibles and religious decorations be removed from a Christmas tree.
Sexual "liberation" moves us further each day from biblical sexual morality. The rising popularity of euthanasia further victimizes some of our most vulnerable people. The epidemic of secularism has led to the wholesale rejection of God’s word and threatens religious liberty in our nation.
Following a lawsuit, Nevada will change its restrictions on in-person gatherings and allow churches to meet with 250 people or 50 percent of a building’s capacity, whichever is less, "so long as social distancing can be maintained and all other requirements can be met."