‘Equality Act’ Guts Religious Freedom

HR 5, in the U.S. House, and S. 788, in the Senate, misnamed the “Equality Act,” takes the unpreceded step of eliminating the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) as a claim or defense to the application of many federal laws. This bill drastically alters religious freedom in all cases, not just those involving LGBT.

Veterans Home Bible Study Restored

Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) has secured the restoration of a Bible study for elderly residents of the Veterans Home of California. But PJI attorneys will continue to fight for full restoration of religious freedom in the Home.

Firm Expands National Church Land Use and Zoning Practice

Detroit– Dalton & Tomich, PLC today announced attorney Alexander Reuter has joined the firm’s practice specializing in defending the religious freedoms of churches and other religious institutions in land use and zoning discrimination cases. The firm has particular expertise in cases involving violations of RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act.

Christian Medical Association Doctors Laud HHS Rule

The 19,000-member Christian Medical Association, the largest national association of faith-based doctors, lauded a conscience law-enforcing rule finalized today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a protection for both patients and doctors.

California Moves to Require Pastors, Priests to Become Government Informants

The Pacific Justice Institute—Center for Public Policy (PJI-CPP) is raising the alarm about a bill in the California Legislature that would require clergy to report some confessions to the government.

From Blog to Book: ‘Eat Pray Get Well’ now in Print

Erin Porter, Founder, Food Photographer and Blogger of Eat Pray Get Well, announces the release of her first book, Eat Pray Get Well – A Journey from Chronic Illness, Brokenness & Junk Food Junkie to Wholeness & Wellness, featuring 60 original recipes free of gluten, wheat, corn, yeast, peanuts and refined sugar.

Survey Reveals Encouraging Signs for Christian School Movement

Three out of every four Christian school leaders report they are more optimistic about the future of Christian education after a landmark summit to address challenges in an era of “seismic” cultural change, according to survey results released today.

Promise Keepers CEO Responds to Hollywood’s Attack on Masculinity

University No Longer Requires Students to Sign Covenant That Promotes Traditional Marriage

When the administration of Azusa Pacific University dropped the section of its student code of conduct that banned same-sex relationships last August, reaction was swift.

empty tomb®, inc. Invites People to send God a Valentine

Americans spent $18.2 billion on a recent Valentine’s Day, showing affection for the special ones in their lives.

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