Religious Liberty is not for Churches, says Biden’s Proposed HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra

Vice President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). But Becerra raises deep concerns among religious conservatives fighting to protect their First Amendment free speech and religious liberty rights. They are leary of Becerra…

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Supreme Court Slaps Down US Governor Restrictions on Churches, Including Edicts from Newsom

Last Friday, the US Supreme Court handed churches and synagogues in New York a stunning victory over their governor’s discriminatory COVID-19 restrictions on indoor services. The 5-4 majority declared “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten.”  Despite the victory, it was unclear how the New…

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Governor Newsom Tells Churches They are Months Away from Opening; Some Pastors Aren’t Having It

Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom revealed additional details regarding his four-phase plan to reopen the state. While daycare centers and schools could start opening up very soon as part of Phase Two, in-person church services were categorized with personal care businesses like gyms and salons, which are months away…

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Nancy Pelosi Calls Rule Protecting Little Sisters of the Poor from Paying for Abortions ‘Despicable’

Last week, Nancy Pelosi called a religious freedom rule that allows the Little Sisters of the Poor to be exempt from paying for abortions and contraception that may cause abortions through their employee health insurance plans, “despicable.” Pelosi describes herself as Catholic, yet she ironically argues against the religious freedom…

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