Religious Liberty Archives
‘Religious Liberty’ Does Not Give People a License to Discriminate
Claims of threats to “religious liberty” are all too often not about the free exercise of religion but instead about discriminating against gay Americans.
For many people of faith, the fight for health care reform reflects deeply held values that were tested in the political arena and still remain strong.
5 Things You Should Know About Religion and Contraception
Eleni Towns examines the faith perspective on no-cost contraception that kicks off today under Obamacare.
Ministering to Bodies and Souls
This interview with Rev. Elizabeth Barnum is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative conducted by Sally Steenland.
Religion, Marriage, and the Economy
Sally Steenland interviews CAP Senior Fellow Bishop Gene Robinson about religious liberty, contraception, marriage equality, economic inequality, and more.
10 Things You Need to Know About Religious Liberty
Sally Steenland lists the top 10 reasons why religious liberty is alive and well in the United States.
Faith Leaders Rally Around Affordable Care Act as a Step in the Right Direction
A diverse group of religious leaders gathered outside the Supreme Court on Monday to support what they see as a morally just law, write Emily Farnell and Alexandra Scheeler.
The Morality of Contraception
Eleni Towns and Sally Steenland argue that the vast majority of people of faith support contraception.
10 Things You Should Know About Religion in the 2012 Elections
Catherine Woodiwiss and Sally Steenland identify 10 ways religion will influence this year’s presidential contest.
Religious Liberty Gets A Little Stronger
The Obama administration did the right thing by requiring most employers to provide no-cost contraceptive coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act, writes Sally Steenland.
Conservative Religious Organizations Wage Another Contraception Battle
Religious organizations are fighting to be exempt from a federal rule requiring contraception in employer health programs even if the vast majority of their employees use birth control, writes Sally Steenland.
Why Religious Education Matters
Brian Thorn explains the problems a society faces when it lacks understanding of religions at home and abroad.
The Question of Conscience
A panel of experts joined CAP to discuss conscience or refusal clauses and how they currently do not protect patients’ consciences or rights to access care.
The Founding Fathers’ Religious Wisdom
This notion—that our country’s roots are explicitly Christian—is both foolish and wrong.
Including Faith Without Imposing It
Misusing Religious Beliefs