SCOTUS to hear case on religious freedom, LGBTQ rights

The US Supreme Court will hear the case of a Christian graphic designer who argues that her constitutional right to free speech and expression is violated by a Colordao anti-discrimination law that could force her to create websites for same-sex weddings against her religious convictions, Yahoo News reports.

Conservative Christians file suit requesting Supreme Court to block Biden’s vaccine mandate for business

Three major conservative Christian organizations filed suit in the US Supreme Court Saturday, urging the Justices to block a Biden administration COVID-19 vaccination mandate that requires all companies with 100 or more employees to ensure all their staff are vaccinated or take regular tests. The plaintiffs assert there will be a “constitutional crisis” if the Supreme Court does not act.

Algeria: Appeals court upholds heavy fine against Christian

An Algerian court of appeals on December 1 upheld a hefty fine given to a Christian convert from Islam who had been charged with accepting donations without a license for the purpose of proselytization, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Heritage Foundation sues Biden admin over vaccine mandate

The Heritage Foundation has filed a lawsuit against President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers, claiming it is a “gross abuse” of government power and a violation of personal liberty, the conservative think tank announced Monday.

2,000 Christian Health Care Workers Seek Emergency Order to Stop COVID Vaccine Mandate

Today, Liberty Counsel filed an emergency injunction pending appeal to the First Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of more than 2,000 health care workers against Governor Janet Mills, health officials of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and five of Maine’s largest hospital systems.

UK Court of Appeal says Christian foster agency can refuse placements with same-sex couples

The UK Court of Appeal has ruled that an evangelical foster agency that receives tax-payer funding is allowed to only place children with carers who identify as Christian, but it cannot insist that those carers be heterosexual, the Christian Post (CP) reports. Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service, also known as CornerstoneUK, said it will appeal Friday’s ruling to the UK’s Supreme Court.

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