ALL ARTICLES ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

20th Century Martyrs Top All Other Centuries Combined

Although shocking to American Christians, recent reports tell us that today, world wide, it is more likely that you as a Christian would be beaten, tortured or raped for your faith than be free to attend service in a secure, air conditioned church.

8 Weeks Jail for Distributing Chick Tracts in Singapore

In a trial that has dragged on for over a year, Dorothy Leng and Ong Cheong were finally sentenced to jail for their "offences [that] affected the very foundation of Singapore society," according to Judge Roy Neighbour.

A Message From Jack Chick

Introducing "The Chaplain". There are those who don't want our military to be given the real gospel when their lives are at risk.

Arab Spring Becoming Christian Winter

Islam's pursuit of world domination is in full-stride. The West's optimism is fading that democracy, not Islam, will be the winner.

Archbishop Says Muslim Law in Britain "Unavoidable"

"I am fed up with being under the thumb of this population [Muslim immigrants] which is destroying us, destroying our country and imposing its acts," Bardot said.

Are You A Hater?

Everything is stacked against Christians in this world, but that does not cancel the Great Commission.

Attack on Religious Freedom May Be Turning

The new U.S. Attorney General has issued instructions to all government departments that may help protect people of faith from doing things that go against their beliefs.

Attorney Sees Hostility to Christianity Growing in the Workplace

Religious discrimination in the workplace is one of the 'hottest' religious liberty issues coming into our CLA offices this year," writes Attorney David Gibbs, Jr.

Beyond 'Don't Ask; Don't Tell'

Since welcoming homosexuals, the U.S. military has been using intimidation and accusations to silence Christians in the military. Some fear even their careers are in jeopardy if they go to church.

Britain Moving Toward Outlawing Hate Speech

Criminal acts of revenge against local Muslims have prompted the British government to debate a toughening of their hate crime laws.

Canadian 'Hate Speech' Laws a Warning to U.S.

Canada is becoming an object lesson for those in the U.S. who are pushing to make "hate speech" illegal.

Chicago Soul Winning Team Defending Their Freedom

Two students from Wheaton College in Chicago have filed a motion asking a judge to protect their rights to share their faith in a public park.

China Churches Protest Government Crackdown

Decades ago the people of China chose Communism's hollow dream instead of the Bible. Now, millions there have discovered the truth and are willing to die for it —and some may have to.

Christian Legal Society Excluded from University Campus

Christian groups are being banned from universities, as the culture continues to push to silence Christians and their message.

Christians Becoming Public Enemy #1 -Worldwide

Secular news media begin admitting that Christians suffer greater persecution across the world than any other religious group. What can be done about it?

Christians One Step Closer to Being Called Sick

Can homophobia and other prejudices be illnesses?

Christian Students: Know Your Rights

The Christian Law Association reports that they are getting increasingly frequent calls from students in government schools who are being disciplined for sharing their faith with fellow students.

Christian T-Shirts Work Where Tracts Restricted

Soul winners who have been restricted in passing out tracts on private property such as shopping malls are turning to "T-Shirt Evangelism."

Christian Web Sites Blocked as Offensive for Children

Some attempts to block offensive Internet material from children have backfired for Christian users.

Churches Next For Homoactivists

Homosexual leader calls for churches to be forced to take homosexuality off the "sin list." Followers respond with violent attacks.

'Comfortable Christianity... Is Over!'

The age of comfortable and respectable Christianity in the U.S.A. is giving way to an age of rising resistance and hostility.

Congress Members Request UN Supervision of Election

Thirteen members of the U.S. Congress have sent a formal letter to the UN Secretary General requesting that the UN supervise the upcoming presidential elections.

Council Member's Strong Stand Defeats Homosexual Law

Last year, the Metro Council of Nashville Tennessee narrowly defeated a proposal to prohibit employment discrimination based on "sexual orientation" in the city government.

Courageous Christian Students Fighting Back

In 2005, some Christian students decided to counter the homosexual message with a "Day of Truth" campaign.

Court Finds in Favor of Students Who Spoke Up Against Sin

A recent court finding has come out on the side of two Christian students who spoke against homosexuality in accordance with their beliefs.

Court Nixes ACLUs Ten Commandments Tirade

The ACLU arguments get slapped down hard, when they tried to erase all reference to America's spiritual history and heritage from a public display.

Court Strips Parents of Education Rights

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has decreed that parents should have no control over what the school decides to teach their child.

Danger of Hate Speech Laws Becoming Apparent

Pastor Eke Green has been cleared of charges of hate crime by the Swedish Supreme Court.

Department Of Justice: 'Home Schooling Not a Right in America'

The U.S. government's response to Germany's peresecution of home schoolers shows that this freedom may not last for long in America.

Europe Beginning to Awake to Islamic Threat

The London subway bombings and assassination of Van Gogh in Holland are beginning to awaken Europe to the huge Muslim problem there.

Europe is in Convulsions

Here is how Western civilization has gotten itself into such a mess, and how to change it.

Europe May Be Ready for the True Gospel

Much of Europe considers Christianity irrelevant to their lives. Churches face a choice: evangelize or be outlawed.

Evangelicals, Pope, Modernists Make New Evangelism Rules

How can you claim unity when you don't even share the same faith?

'Evolutionists Are In A Panic Mode'

"I can only conclude that they [evolutionists] don't have any evidence," observed board member Morris.

Father Arrested Over Pro-Homosexual School Book

A persistent father was recently arrested in Massachusetts after insisting that he be notified when his kindergartner was going to be presented with teaching on homosexuality.

First Muslim Congressman Sworn in on Qur'an

Democrat Keith Ellison from Minnesota is first muslim congressman sworn in on Qur'an.

Freedom is Never Free

The threat to much of the world's missionary work.

Freedom of Speech - or Hateful Blasphemy?

One man's hate speech is another man's mere comment... until it becomes illegal to offend someone.

Freedom to Sin Replacing Freedom of Religion

The anti-religion drive is not so much against all religions, but specifically against biblical Christianity. Most others: Islam, Catholicism, Buddhism, Hinduism, etc., are tolerated or welcomed into our 'multicultural' society. Tolerance applies to everyone but Jesus.

'Global Transformation' Threatens Soul Winning

Biblical world watchers such as Dave Hunt and Beit Kjos are sounding the alarm on the recent global turmoil.

Hate Hotline Another Threat to Free Speech

The Boulder Colorado City Council recently allocated $16,000 for a trial run of a "hate hotline" where citizens can report incidents of "hatred" not punishable as a crime.

Homosexual Agenda Beginning to See Setbacks

The war between sexual perversion and decency is heating up.

Homosexual Marriage? - What's the Big Deal?

Is same-sex marriage simply allowing another kind of couple to have the same benefits enjoyed by opposite-sex couples?

Homosexual Teachers Emboldened by Marriage Law

Now that the Massachusetts Supreme Court has legalized homosexual marriage, sodomite activists are pressuring the public schools there to talk more in the classrooms about homosexual relationships.

Hostility to Christians Increasing World Wide

One of the world's leading authorities on religious persecution sees a direct connection between Osama bin Laden's terrorist networks and persecution of Christians in many countries.

How Did We Get Here?

Two sinister forces have been working for years to crush the true church. These new DVDs show who they are, and how they are doing it.

Humanists Desperate to Protect Government Schools

American Humanist Association sues teacher for praying, because of fear that some student might "hear." Imagine that!

International Criminal Court Brings One World Government Closer

On July 1, another major component of the One World Government described in the Bible, was put into place.

Is Britain Finished?

Several reports coming out of Britain indicate a growing concern about the increasing influence of the Muslim population.

Is it Legal to Witness in Malls?

Attorney David Gibbs, Jr., writing in the newsletter for the Christian Law Association, offers some great insight into this issue.

Islamic Organization Becoming Powerful Influence

Their "vision" is to "promote justice and mutual understanding," yet they were swift to move against any community discussion over the dark side of Islam.

Is This Hate?

Telling the truth is not hate.

Jesus was a Palestinian?

"Christianity was started by a young Palestinian named Jesus." Hundreds of such distortions and lies were found in a five-year study of 28 of the most widely used social studies textbooks in U.S. public schools.

Judge Rules In Favor of Christian Students

A federal judge has placed a preliminary injunction against a North Carolina public school district stating that they cannot prohibit biblical literature distribution by the students.

Judges Increasingly Hostile to Soul Winning

Navy chaplain faces possible discharge and fines for quoting the bible and praying in Jesus' name during a sermon at a funeral.

Lawsuit Opens Prison System to Bible Literature

The California prison system has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a prison ministry that had been stopped from sending Bible study materials to inmates who requested them.

Leaders Urge Abandoning Public Schools

For most of recorded history, godly parents have had to fight the culture to raise godly children.

Military Chaplains Pressured Not to 'Proselytize'

The military is not immune to the forces that would remove religion from public life.

Muslim Leaders Challenge Christians to Work for 'Peace'

The "Clash of Civilizations" continues with much jockeying between the militancy of Islam and Western-World tolerance.

Muslims Demanding That Holland Abandon Freedom of Speech

How the Netherlands gave up free speech to placate its Muslims. Who is next?

New Law a Possible Threat to Soul Winning

Could the Bible be declared an instrument of persecution?

New Law May Forbid Soul Winning in Russia

A new restriction on religious activity, supposedly to curtail terrorism, has Russian Bible believers deeply concerned. It remains to be seen how far America will follow.

New Ruling Opens Prisons to More Gospel Literature

Soul winners who work in prisons should be aware of a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will allow inmates more gospel literature.

One-World Code Words Foreshadow Trouble for Bible Believers

Anyone who suggests that another's 'ideology' might consign him to hell is now labeled a violent extremist.

One-World-Government Attacks Parent Rights

Little media attention is being given to a quiet tug of war going on over the right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children.

Parents Fighting Back Against Government Schools

Do parents really have to accept whatever the public school wants to teach their children?

Pastors Convicted For 'Vilifying' Muslims

Two pastors in Australia have been convicted of "racial vilification of Muslims" for presenting a seminar on the teachings of Islam.

Pastor Threatened with Arrest for Passing Tracts in Park

After reviewing the CLA materials, the city decided that Pastor Stevenson was free to share his faith.

Persecution Rising in U.K. and Headed Our Way

Even the U.S. government helps in persecuting Christians.

Persecution Rising Worldwide

America and the Western World is not yet willing to admit that this is a religious war for the minds of millions.

PG Rating for Christianity?

A movie rating of PG has been attached to an upcoming movie, apparently solely because it has a "pro-God theme."

Public Schools Becoming More Hostile to Christians

More evidence is surfacing that the public school classrooms are increasingly hostile to traditional American values.

Recent Court Cases Approve Public Witnessing

It's easier to keep our rights to witness on the streets if we use wisdom in how we do it.

Religious Freedoms Under Attack

"As America moves into the next century, the battle for continued religious liberty for Bible-believing Christians is at a watershed moment," writes Attorney David C. Gibbs, Jr.

Religious Freedom Tightening Worldwide

The Pew Research Center reports that restrictions on religion in 2015 were up from 34% in 2014 in 40% of the countries in the world. Even Western 'democratic' governments like Britain are in a debate over the issue.

Righteousness: Key to All Freedoms

Homosexuals and Muslims demand that speaking against them be outlawed as "hate speech." Nations such as Canada who agree have begun arresting and prosecuting Christians.

Rowdy Crowd in England Gets Preachers Arrested

Many countries still claim to allow freedom of speech, but government officials are increasingly siding with those who are 'offended' instead of protecting the freedom to preach the gospel.

SBC Votes: Civil Rights Don't Include Homosexuals

In their recent national convention, the Southern Baptists voted in favor of a resolution declaring that '...those who are promoting the recognition of 'same-sex marriage' have misappropriated the rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement.'

Singapore Invokes Religious Harmony Act Against Christians

Singapore police recently summoned some local religious leaders and warned them that they were in violation of the Religious Harmony Act.

Sodomites Continuing Push for Approval

Examples of new laws giving special protections to homosexuals.

Some Religious Freedom Victories

Courts are finally handing down decisions that protect religious freedom. Let’s make good use of them!

Soul Winner's Rights in the Workplace

The Christian Law Association is often asked, "How far can I go in witnessing at work?"

Soul Winners, We Must Pass It On

Pollster George Barna gives poll results showing why the coming generation of Christians is less likely to witness.

Street Team Jailed Under Hate Speech Law

Hate speech laws are gaining momentum but a test case is in court in Philadelphia.

Texas Bookstore Harassed for Selling Chick Literature

The Word Shoppe in Amarillo, Texas was recently visited by a local Roman Catholic Priest who asked owner Jeanette Green what it would take to get her to stop selling Chick tracts.

T-Shirts Cause Big Problem at California School

Large-scale immigration, whether legal or illegal, offers soul-winners a huge opportunity. These people have come here... let's reach them for Christ!

U.S. Prisons Recruiting Muslim Chaplains

One of the most disturbing developments in Islam`s drive to conquer the world is its intrusion (and acceptance) in the U.S. prisons.

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Sodomy Laws

Homosexual rights activists are literally dancing in the streets (of San Francisco) celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling striking down the Texas law against sodomy.

UN Homosexual Group Calls For 'Showdown With Religion'

Paula Ettelbrick, executive director of the San Francisco-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, vowed that the pope's "call to arms" against homosexual marriage would be successfully combated.

When is Witnessing Allowed in Public Schools?

A recent brochure by the Christian Educators Assn, Intl (CEAI). lays out guidelines for parents and students showing exactly where they stand in a possible dispute with school officials.

When Sin Becomes Legal...

When Christians get sloppy about the Great Commission, big changes come to the nation. It`s not too late!

When We Take A Stand, Satan Loses

Christians can, and are, making their voices heard when the culture promotes perversity. And they are winning.

Will 'Right to Die' Become 'Obligation to Die?'

"I just feel if we can do it for animals, we can do it for human beings." Robert Baxter, a 75-year-old retired truck driver in Montana is referring to his petition to the state supreme court to allow a doctor to kill him.

Will the Moderate Muslim Please Stand Up

We are told that most Muslims are moderates, opposed to terrorism. If terrorism is truly contrary to Islam, will the "real" moderate Muslims please stand up?

Will the Next Generation Share the Gospel?

Pollster George Barna finds "born again" young people are not likely to witness to their friends. Will this be the "last generation?"

Witness in Parks : Don't Get Arrested: Just Learn the Rules

We have all heard the horror stories of people being harassed and even arrested for witnessing in public places and this tends to make us wary about sharing our faith.

Worldwide Drive for 'Tolerance' Does Not Include the Gospel

One of the impending dangers of the drive by homosexuals for acceptance and approval is showing up in the pressure on legislators to enact hate speech laws.

Your Rights When Street Witnessing

Where do you stand with the law when you take the gospel to the streets?