The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would roll back protections for couples seeking to adopt or foster children.
The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that only individuals – and not organizations – are allowed to bring a suit for violations of Lexington’s non-discrimination law but did not resolve the underlying issue of whether businesses that are open to the public can discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up the case that ruled that a public school lesson plan in a world history class did not violate the Establishment Clause.
9th Circuit rejects bid to reinstate expansive religious exemption from contraceptive coverage mandate
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that requiring a religious organization to file a form opting out of the contraceptive coverage mandate does not amount to a “substantial burden” on religious exercise under RFRA.
The new bill in Florida (where school districts are already authorized to offer Bible-related classes) would go further that some other states by requiring school districts to offer electives on religion and on the Bible to high school students.
The president and top cabinet officials gave speeches focused on the state of religious liberty at home or abroad. All three portrayed religion as under siege and the Trump administration as its most important ally.