This edition of ReligionLink reviews this term’s top religion-related cases.
The Trump administration has repeatedly criticized China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and other religious groups.
The U.S. State Department will soon convene its second annual religious freedom ministerial.
The Thomas More Society is a Chicago-based not-for-profit, national public interest law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family and religious liberty. Special counsel Peter Breen testified before the Indiana House of Representatives in 2015 on behalf of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. For interview requests, contact Tom Ciesielka.
Samuel D. Brownback is the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. He previously served as governor of Kansas, as well as a U.S. representative and senator.
Asma Uddin is the author of “When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom.” She previously served as counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, where she focused on both international and American religious liberty advocacy. Uddin has extensive knowledge of religious freedom law and a track record of defending […]
Religious freedom has become the broad catchphrase at the heart of today’s biggest culture war issues. Witness the latest dust-ups over Religious Freedom Restoration Act legislation in these two states.
Brian Pellot is director of global strategy at Religion News Service and Religion Newswriters Foundation. He writes about international hate speech, free speech, religious freedom and media freedom issues in his RNS column On Faith and is based in London and Cape Town.