There is no legal remedy for LGBTQ students who claim they were discriminated against at their religious universities, a federal district court ruled in a high-profile case late Thursday. The judge dismissed the class-action lawsuit filed in 2021 on behalf of about 40 students and
The Supreme Court's conservative majority sounded sympathetic Monday to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, the latest collision of religious freedom and gay rights to land at the high court. A looming question during Monday’s arguments: At what
Several students, faculty, and staff held a protest outside an event being held by Samford’s Office of Spiritual Life. The protest requested that LGBTQ-affirming churches be welcome at the ministry fair, that the school approve a gay/straight alliance, and that the school pass anti-discrimination policy
In a significant church-state case that could bring implications for Christian higher education, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled March 5 that not all professors at Christian colleges could be considered ministers and therefore such schools are not immune from discrimination lawsuits.
The Supreme Court is siding with two Catholic schools in a ruling that underscores that certain employees of religious schools, hospitals and social service centers can’t sue for employment discrimination. The high court's ruling on Wednesday was 7-2.
Over the past few years, some Christians have reduced the concept of religious liberty to merely serve as a counter-value to the rights of LGBTQ persons. This misinterpretation of what religious liberty actually means hurts the historic freedom to practice our faith.
For the 21st straight year, the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act (MONA) is languishing with little hope of becoming law. MONA would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Missouri’s Human Rights Act alongside race, gender, religion and other categories.
(RNS) — A new survey finds that Americans continue to oppose the idea that small-business owners should be able to refuse products or services to gay or lesbian people due to their religious beliefs.
Minority groups currently make up more than three-quarters of the world's stateless population, according to a new United Nations report released on Nov. 3.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 11 that churches can fire their ministers for reasons that for other employers would be job discrimination.