Hobby Lobby has filed a brief with the Supreme Court formally requesting relief from the Obamacare contraception mandate, arguing that the mandate violates its owners’ religious freedom in violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Act for Sudan’s Obama’s Stained Legacy Logo (Photo credit: Act for Sudan) IRD’s Church Alliance for a New Sudan is proud to be a member of Act for Sudan, a coalition of individuals and organizations from across the political spectrum working to stop genocide and mass atrocities against Sudan’s marginalized and persecuted populations by their […]
“At last, Egypt is now free from the oppressive rule of the Muslim Brotherhood!” he writes in Mabruk ya Misr (Congratulations, Egypt!) on July 3, 2013.
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) “The students go to class, and when they hear the Antonovs coming they run to hide in the caves.” This is how a teacher describes a typical school day for children in Acheron, a village in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State. With the Nuba Mountains now entering […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) In a makeshift shelter of plastic tarps in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, an American linguist, Deborah Martin, interviewed dozens of Darfurian refugees. The year was 2006, and some two thousand Darfurians had fled the Islamist Sudanese regime’s genocidal war against them and walked over 900 miles to the […]
Combating Defamation of Religions, or Free Speech Infringement? A briefing by Deborah Weiss Sponsored by The Institute on Religion and Democracy 1023 15th Street, NW, Suite 601 Washington, DC Thursday, February 21, 12-2PM Lunch will be served. Must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5PM, 2/19/13. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the largest voting bloc […]
By Faith McDonnell Dr. Musa Asake, the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), described the horrors of living under the constant threat of Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorists targeting northern Nigeria’s Christians. Asake spoke at the Washington, DC offices of The Institute on Religion and Democracy on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Boko Haram has declared that northern Nigeria (for […]
This Sunday, September 30, 2012, there will be a brief, but powerful, vigil for Sudan at Lafayette Park, right across from The White House from 1:30-2:30 PM. The vigil is sponsored by Voices for Sudan as a memorial to the victims of the Islamist Sudan regime’s decades long war against its own people and a call […]