Americans Rally Behind Christian Bakers, Donate More Than $250,000

The Klein family (from the Continue to Give website)

An Oregon couple forced to close their bakery after they refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding have become heroes in the culture wars. And now, supporters have raised more than $253,000 for Melissa and Aaron Klein, who wanted to operate their business according to Christian principles.A lesbian couple alleged that the Kleins' refusal had caused them physical, emotional and mental damages. Among the symptoms they'd experienced after the bakers refused their business, they listed “e … [Read more...]

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Is It Really “Shameful” to Follow Your Faith? The Free Press’ Contemptuous Sneer at Faith-Based Adoption

By Glentamara (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"Another shameful moment for Michigan." That's what the Detroit Free Press Editorial Board said yesterday regarding House Bills 4188-4190, which were approved by the Michigan House and Senate and signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.The legislation grants legal protections to faith-based child placement agencies, ensuring that they can continue to provide foster care and adoption services in concert with the agencies’ religious mission. That means that the bills guarantee that Catholic and … [Read more...]

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Archbishop Chaput Among Signatories on New Joint Statement on Religious Liberty

Archbishop Charles Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia, was among five signatories on a new statement on religious liberty, published today by Public Discourse, the online publication of the Witherspoon Institute.Noting that there has been a great deal of mistruth over the past several days surrounding legal efforts to protect religious freedom in Indiana, Archbishop Chaput joined with other religious and moral leaders to urge Americans to remember the moral roots of their constitutional … [Read more...]

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