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Faith in the public square: US Supreme Court decisions impact religious principles, freedom

The rulings concern issues of life, sexuality and education.

KFUO Radio: The Supreme Court hearing and religious liberty

Tim Goeglein, vice president of External Relations for Focus on the Family, and KFUO host Kip Allen talk about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process during a Free to be Faithful® program.

KFUO Radio: Army chaplain disciplined for following church’s marriage beliefs

During a Free to be Faithful® program, Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute, and KFUO Radio host Kip Allen discuss the possible disciplinary action against Army Chaplain Scott Squires for following his church’s beliefs about marriage.

KFUO Audio: Supreme Court hears ‘playground case’ of Trinity Lutheran of Columbia v. Comer

The United States Supreme Court on April 19 heard oral arguments for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, a case involving an LCMS congregation. Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Christiana Holcomb talks about the ‘playground case’ with KFUO Radio host Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program.

Little Sisters waging big fight at Supreme Court

The Little Sisters of the Poor and others say any involvement in the offering of birth-control methods they equate with abortion goes against their religious beliefs.

KFUO to host ADF attorney on church discrimination case

Attorney Erik Stanley will discuss a Missouri religious discrimination case on that involves an LCMS church.

Harrison: Is Scalia’s death ‘harbinger of worse things to come’?

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison issues a statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Supreme Court to hear ‘hostility’ case involving church playground

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys are preparing to defend the rights of an LCMS church — Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo.

Harrison releases letter on landmark Supreme Court ruling

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison responds to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 same-sex marriage ruling.

Like it or not, most expect gay marriage will sweep U.S.

Most Americans — including people from every major religious group — predict gay marriage will be legalized nationwide.

Court’s pending same-sex ruling to dominate Southern Baptist meeting

Panels and guides on the topic amid prayers for the nation are expected at the June 16-17 meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

Harrison advises pastors on same-sex marriage decision

As the Supreme Court prepares its decision on the legality of same-sex marriage, the Synod’s president writes to pastors, sharing his thoughts about how that decision could affect them.

Texas takes defiant stance as gay-marriage decision looms

As the U.S. Supreme Court decides the legality of same-sex marriage, Texas lawmakers are considering at least five bills designed to block same-sex marriages.

Supreme Court upholds religious rights of prisoners

The court came down on the side of a Muslim prisoner whose beard had been deemed potentially dangerous by Arkansas prison officials.

Gay marriage hits major bump in federal appeals court

The same-sex marriage movement loses its first major case in a federal appeals court Nov. 6 after a lengthy string of victories.

County commissioners: Atheists may not pray

County commissioners in Florida are testing a Supreme Court decision by banning atheists from delivering an invocation before local public meetings.