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Arabs Need a U.S.-Like First Amendment

At a time when religion is clearly the biggest obstacle to progress in the Arab world, it would be great to have a First Amendment-like clause in all Arab constitutions… Read More »

Religious Freedom in U.S. Nears Extreme Challenge

A record jumble of religious groups and nonbelievers is giving the fundamental American principle its biggest hurdle yet… Read More »

Tunisia’s New Constitution Could Be Regional Model

Tunisia’s slow transition from dictatorship to democracy reaches an end with a final debate on the new constitution, the first in the Arab world to avoid mentioning… Read More »

America Faces Challenges to Religious Pluralism

Americans face many challenges that threaten to undermine their obligation to protect religious pluralism and the rights of fellow citizens… Read More »

Hobby Lobby Likely to Succeed Against Obama Abortion-Pill-Coverage Mandate

Had the 10th Circuit and Western Oklahoma District Courts not concluded that Hobby Lobby (and its sister company Mardel) had met the usually exceedingly high standard of… Read More »

Religious Liberty Ain’t the Bishops’ Job

The 2013 Fortnight for Freedom – two weeks of prayer, fasting and education to defend religious freedom between now and Independence day – kicks off… Read More »

Breaking News: 34% of Your Fellow Citizens Want a Theocracy

It’s been just over a year since the American public observed — many of us with morbid fascination and increasing alarm — the Republican primary debates… Read More »

School Prayer: 50 Years After the Ban

School prayer was banned by the US Supreme Court 50 years ago, but there is probably more presence of religion in public school environments than ever…. Read More »

Religious Liberty is Top Culture Issue

Religious freedom has become the most significant issue in American culture, Russell Moore told reporters at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention… More Read More »

Syria’s Religious War

If there was a moment when the United States could have productively intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed.… More Read More »