Religious liberty means so many different things to so many different people.
In 2011 John Freshwater, a Christian with a 20-year teaching career at Mount Vernon Middle School in Ohio, was fired for encouraging his students to think critically about the school’s science curriculum, particularly as it relates to evolution theories.
The Complex Legacy of Girolamo Savonarola
Without doubt, current viewpoints of leading Roman Catholic cardinals on the subject of religious liberty reveal a concept that highly favors the liberty of the church to fulfill its mission in society.
The Constitution of the United States, which forever separated church and state in this country, was the fruit of a long struggle for liberty and intensive study by great minds.
Religious organizations are seeking assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to rebuild, even though traditionally houses of worship have not been eligible for federal taxpayer subsidies.
FEMA aid to houses of worship does not require taxpayers to financially support the propagation of abhorrent religious beliefs.
More than 25,000 people attended the 2013 Festival of Religious Freedom in Tuxtla Gutiérrez. This was the largest celebration of its kind in a region that has seen thousands persecuted for their faith.
The prejudice against the Rohingya people runs deep, leaving them with few supporters in Myanmar.