Blog author: jcarter
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Russian patriarch says religion law must not go too far
Alexei Anishchuk, Reuters

Any regulatory acts regarding the protection of religious symbols and the feelings of believers should be scrupulously worked through so that they are not used for improvised limitation of freedom of speech and creative self-expression.

Evangelical Christians prepare for ‘largest ever grassroots push on immigration’
Dan Merica, CNN

Though the groups began holding broader discussion two years ago, Monday will serve as the campaign’s first concerted push on immigration, with the goal of getting meaningful immigration reform through Congress in 2013.

Abroad and At Home: Religious Freedom Under Threat
David T. Koyzis, First Things

We have an obligation to support our Christian brothers and sisters, with both prayer and political action.

Hobby Lobby finds short-term way to avoid fines
Baptist Press

Hobby Lobby says it has found a way to avoid for “several months” being penalized by the federal government for not covering abortion-inducing drugs in its employee health care plans.