By J.M. Phelps, OneNewsNow - it could be argued that there's growing opposition to the foundational Christian beliefs of America by elected officials in the U.S. government. Several recent congressional hearings bear this out: Russell Vought, Amy Coney Barrett, and Mike Pompeo are examples. In all three cases, a presidential nominee's Christian faith was publicly denounced by left-leaning senators.
By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSiteNews - Republican senators have breathed new life into a religious liberty protection bill, the passage of which was deemed hopeless while Barack Obama occupied the oval office... The newest version of the bill, however, also contains language that labels support for same-sex “marriage,” as long as recognized by federal law, a “religious liberty” issue like belief in man-woman marriage.
By Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic - As faithful readers of this blog know, I long refused to support Donald Trump for fear he was at heart a liberal Democrat. How wrong I was: The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday it will form a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within its Office for Civil Rights. The OCR is the law enforcement agency within the department that enforces federal civil rights laws. HHS said in a statement the new office will focus on enforcing existing laws protecting the rights of conscience and religious freedom.
By Adelaide Mena, CNA/EWTN News - Well I think this is a big day for religious freedom. I see much greater value in the guidance that been issued today than in the executive order on religious freedom from a few months ago, which I was very disappointed in, as you know. I felt that order was essentially meaningless. The guidance today I think is genuine and I think it is very likely to make a positive difference.