Cheerleaders from a Texas high school have appealed a decision that declared moot a lawsuit they filed to have the right to use banners with Bible verses during public school sporting events.
A petition was filed Wednesday before the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of cheerleaders from Kountze High School and their families.
The appeal was filed by the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute and other attorneys regarding the recent Ninth Court of Appeals panel's decision. more >>
A mall in Georgia has garnered much criticism for reportedly barring a group of women from praying out loud at the shopping facility.
Dublin Mall, which is owned by MCK Properties, became the center of controversy after a security guard stopped a women's group from engaging in prayer.
An atheist is scheduled to give a secular invocation for the beginning of a council meeting in a South Dakota city.
Amanda Novotny, president of the Siouxland Freethinkers, will give the invocation Tuesday evening at the Sioux Falls City Council meeting.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Novotny explained that the inspiration for doing the invocation came courtesy of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Town of Greece v. Galloway. more >>
Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher who led a standoff against the government, said recently that the battle was more than man versus man, but was a spiritual battle between good and evil.
"The Lord told me … if [the local sheriff doesn't] take away these arms from federal agents, we the people will have to face these arms in a civil war. He said, 'This is your chance to straighten this thing up,'" Bundy told a crowd gathered at an Independent American Part in St. George, Utah on Saturday.
"If the standoff with the Bundys was wrong, would the Lord have been with us? Could those people that stood [with me] without fear and went through that spiritual experience have done that without the Lord being there? No, they couldn't," Bundy said. more >>
A UK fitness coach fired after telling a gym member that yoga would allow "evil" into her body, has won a payout from his former employer.
Maciej Grochowski, who is a Jehovah's Witness, was fired from a Virgin Active gym back in 2012 after a series of complaints about his religious views, however, a Manchester court ruled that he was unfairly dismissed, according to Daily Mail UK.
Grochowski, 38, received three formal warnings about sharing his religious opinions on issues like Halloween and Satanism, prior to his firing. Staff and gym members at Virgin reportedly complained about his "unwelcome" religious discussions on various occasions which prompted the warnings. more >>
A month after a law restricting abortion clinic protests was struck down by the U. S. Supreme Court, Massachusetts passed a new law meant to replace it.
Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law Wednesday that will allow police to disperse any pro-life protests seen as impeding access to an abortion clinic, with said person or persons being barred from being within 25 feet of a clinic for a period of eight hours.
This contrasts from the old law that the Supreme Court found unconstitutional, which had a constant 35-foot buffer zone for abortion clinics that included public areas like side walks. more >>