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Southern Baptists Pray for 'Favorable' Hobby Lobby Ruling
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 5:26pm | Type: Blog

Southern Baptists prayed Wednesday that the Supreme Court would rule in favor of the Green family, the evangelical owners of the Hobby Lobby craft chain that challenged the contraception mandate in the Afforda ...

Obama Highlights Religious Freedom in National Prayer Breakfast Speech
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 2:54pm | Type: Blog

Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address to the issue, naming people imprisoned for their beliefs and cal ...

Imprisoned Iranian-American Pastor Gets Push from State Dept.
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 8:40am | Type: Blog

Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for the release of an Iranian-American minister from a Tehran prison, a welcome step for advocates who had accused the State Department of being “AWOL” on the case. ...

Critics: State Department is ‘AWOL’ on Iran’s Religious Freedom
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 12:56pm | Type: Blog

Religious freedom activists scolded the U.S. State Department for not appearing at a hearing Friday on Iran’s treatment of religious minorities, and called for greater government action to secure the release o ...