Conscience as Sacred Property
Jeremiah G. Dys , Canon & Culture
Caesar has provided us with a lamentable choice. Today, it is not the coliseum, nor are Christians being driven to the catacombs under totalitarian persecution. The choice presented to us, however, is no less unjust.
A new crusade: Aid proposed to stop Christian persecution in the Middle East
Meredith Somers, Washington Times
The United States can help Christians being persecuted in the Middle East by using foreign aid to modify behaviors in countries where persecution is rampant, educating U.S. diplomats about the issue in their assigned regions and asking for help from Arab-Americans, a panel of religious freedom researchers said Monday.
Religious Freedom: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t
Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review Online
Conservatives have been divided over the best way to protect religious freedom: constitutional or statutory, legislative or judicial. Almost all conservatives have believed, at every point in the last few decades, that laws should avoid forcing religious believers into violating their consciences whenever possible.
The Quaker Exemption and Religious Liberty Today
Thomas Kidd, ERLC
As oral arguments begin in Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the HHS abortifacient mandate, we might ask what the Founders would think about this case?