The Supreme Court just gave an historic opinion to protect religious freedom! In July of 2012, Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, was sued by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex marriage when it violated his deeply held religious beliefs. CPCF supported his efforts in the U.S. Supreme Court in an amicus brief, and, on June 4, that court ruled in his favor!
"In a last-second surprise appearance before a pastors conference in Washington DC, Vice President Mike Pence outlined how the Trump administration has championed causes important to the evangelical community and implored them to continue to, "share the good news of Jesus Christ.”"
“I just want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for blessing us on this afternoon, and blessing us with this amazing horse.” What an amazing testimony over the weekend from Mike Smith, the winner of the Kentucky Derby.
"The Trump administration has issued a directive that protects religious freedom as a defense for federal contractors in situations where they've been charged with job discrimination.
'In America, people and organizations don't have to check their faith at the door in order to work with or for the federal government,' Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) said in a statement. 'I applaud today's (Friday's) changes from the Department of Labor that ensure that faith-based organizations are welcome partners with the government to serve the American people."
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Read more about the new directive and what it means below!