RFRA is increasingly being used as a tool of defendants on both sides of the political aisle when their conduct is motivated by their religious beliefs.
The Arizona Supreme Court will decide whether a Phoenix law requiring business owners to provide wedding invitations to a same-sex couple, despite their religious objection, violates their religious freedom rights.
Voters in Alabama and Arizona decided measures related to religious liberty issues yesterday; meanwhile our polarized country needs a dose of unity after a tough campaign season.
Election day on Tuesday includes only two statewide initiatives related to religious liberty issues – one in Alabama and the other in Arizona. Here is a brief summary of each.
RFRA remains an important protection for free exercise. But that doesn’t mean that those claiming their religion is burdened are automatically allowed an accommodation to circumvent the law.