COMMENTARY: The study’s authors collected data from every Supreme Court case that produced a judicial opinion relating to the Free Exercise or Establishment Clause from the 1953 to the 2019 term. In the last 15 years, 81% of the time religion won.
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COMMENTARY: This way to interpret the law looks to be a nice antidote for the ills facing our country today. But scratch beneath the surface and you find all sorts of dangers to cherished liberties.
COMMENTARY: Now is not the time to panic. People of faith need strategies to weather this storm.
COMMENTARY: It’s looking as if only nine people can stop the First Amendment being torn up in front of your eyes.
COMMENTARY: Muzzling an independent judiciary by packing the Supreme Court would upset our system of government and place those freedoms expressly guaranteed by the Constitution in grave peril.
COMMENTARY: How have we ended up in a situation in which every single Supreme Court nomination becomes an opportunity for ideological propaganda and gamesmanship?
COMMENTARY: Whether public or private, they will lose federal funding if they stifle free speech and religious freedom, according to new rules from the Department of Education.
COMMENTARY: At no point in the recent history of the United States has our freedom of religious belief looked so fragile — and this despite the fact that the Trump administration has shown an unusually strong commitment to preserving that freedom.
COMMENTARY: If America loses its enthusiasm for defending religious liberty, what are the implications for religious believers now being horribly persecuted all over the world?
COMMENTARY: Espinoza is about more than righting the ugly past of anti-Catholicism. It’s about our present and future.