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  • March 27, 2020
    Chris Woodward, Billy Davis

    An 'extreme' but legal threat in virus-hit L.A.

    coronavirus (illustration)The mayor of Los Angeles is threatening to shut off the lights at businesses that refuse to close their doors during the coronavirus outbreak, a threat that a religious liberty attorney calls legal but extreme.

  • March 26, 2020
    Chad Groening

    SCOTUS rules on mega-dollar discrimination claim

    Lady of JusticeAn organization of black conservatives is praising a U.S. Supreme Court decision that demands specific evidence in racial discrimination claims.

  • March 26, 2020
    Chris Woodward

    Temporary based on emergency is permissible

    empty pews in churchWhether they're viewed as safety measures or the government "erring on the side of caution," one attorney explains that orders barring or requiring certain things are legal under the right conditions.

  • March 25, 2020
    Chris Woodward

    Why a permanent ban on church meetings would never fly

    gavel with Bible 2The nation's largest legal organization dedicated exclusively to defending religious liberty for all Americans has issued a resource for churches on how to respond to orders involving the coronavirus.

  • March 25, 2020
    Chad Groening, Billy Davis

    'Non-essential' gun stores find help from 2nd Amendment supporters

    Second Amendment repeal - no gunsA gun-rights advocacy group has joined a lawsuit in New Jersey, where the governor shut down gun stores and gun ranges in The Garden State.

  • March 25, 2020
    Chris Woodward

    Judge punished for accommodating same-sex couples

    Dianne Hensley (TX judgeOA justice of the peace in Waco, Texas, is waiting for her day in court after being taken to task by a state commission for an innovative solution that allowed her to preserve her religious convictions.

  • March 23, 2020
    Chris Woodward

    Relentless defense of religious freedom continues

    law booksConcern about the coronavirus may have resulted in some courthouses closing down or limiting staff. Still, this is not stopping law firms from doing what they can to defend the constitutional rights of individuals and churches.

  • March 18, 2020
    Chris Woodward

    Nothing can escape coronavirus … even SCOTUS

    Supreme Court sunriseThe U.S. Supreme Court has postponed this month's arguments due to concerns about coronavirus – and the delay is likely to impact some important cases.

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