Will Catholic High School Students in North Dakota Be Forbidden to Pray at Their Playoff Game?

Students and sports fans at Shanley High School, a private Catholic school in Fargo, North Dakota, have traditionally said a prayer before the football game in their school stadium. Now, though, that has to stop! The North Dakota High School Activities Association has told Shanley H.S. officials that they cannot say a prayer over their own P.A. system, in their own football stadium, before a playoff game this Saturday, because it's a violation of the separation of Church and State. THE … [Read more...]

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Kim Davis Returns to Court to Petition for Accommodation

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage certificates after the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, is back in court. This time, Davis has asked the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral argument of her case "due to the weighty constitutional and statutory issues at stake in this case." Defending her religious rights in the case is the Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization … [Read more...]

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Under Cover of Night, the Ten Commandments Are Removed from Oklahoma Capitol

As the city slept, workers removed the Ten Commandments monument from its place in front of the Oklahoma State Capitol.  Just in case there were violent Christians out there who might defend their sacred laws with guns or knives, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol provided extra security guards and erected barriers to keep people from coming close during the removal. The two-ton monument was uninstalled without incident and carried a few blocks away to the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, where it w … [Read more...]

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