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IRD: Thanksgiving “models harmony possible by divine grace and good will”

November 24, 2015

IRD President Mark Tooley reminds us all that this Thanksgiving there is much reason for gratitude, and as always even more reason for prayer on behalf of many globally who lack religious liberty.

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The “G”-Word in the Fight for Freedom’s Survival: A Review of ‘Be Spent’

November 20, 2015

For much of its history, America’s public policies were securely built upon Christian principles, the necessary bedrock for the nation’s freedoms to flourish. Recently, that blueprint has changed. Now a culture in decay stares…


Happy International Religious Freedom Day! Hope There’ll Be Some Soon!

October 27, 2015

Individual religious liberty is an essential ingredient of democracy and justice. But concern for the religious liberty of our persecuted brothers and sisters must also be at the center of who we are and what we do as American Christians.


No Greater Harm

October 9, 2015

It is believers in traditional sexual morality, not those who disagree with them, who are being imposed on when they are required to take action in violation of their consciences … There is no greater harm than being required to act against one’s conscience, because it is action against what one believes to be ultimately right and wrong.


International Religious Freedom Commission Lives to Fight Another Day

October 8, 2015

Passage of the US Commission on Int’l Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act demonstrates the power of advocacy in shaping U.S. policy, but more advocacy may have ensured an even better outcome.

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A Millennial’s Take on Godly Civil Disobedience

September 29, 2015

Was Kim Davis, a Kentucky clerk who refused to give marriage licenses on the grounds that granting them to gay couples violated her personal faith, in the right?


May the Pope Challenge Obama’s ‘Freedom of Worship’ Talk for the Sad, Watered Down Thing That It Is

September 27, 2015

All around us we see the attempt to privatize religion, to make it an entirely interior matter in order to reduce it to quiet obscurity.


Poll Shows Millennials Believe Religious Liberty is Fading Fast

September 22, 2015

Despite the discouraging circumstances surrounding domestic religious freedom, an ADF-commissioned Barna poll offers a glimmer of hope.

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Jesus Didn’t Abolish the Law

August 18, 2015

Patheos blogger Benjamin Corey takes on the the oldest issue in the faith, claiming that the Christian does not have to obey ANY PART of the Mosaic Law. What insights has he found that others have missed?


The Destruction of Freedom by LGBTQ “Equality”

August 14, 2015

Recently, several sites have reported a poll demonstrating that a vast majority of Americans want to protect religious freedom and believe that there exists a solution which both religious freedom and LGBTQ rights are…


Threats to Religious Freedom At An All-time High?

July 23, 2015

The Religious Freedom Project hosted a provocative conference last Thursday at Georgetown University that questioned whether acknowledging religious motivation behind terrorist efforts is contrary to championing religious freedom.