Report: Attacks on Religious Freedom in US Surge 76 Percent Since 2014

Hostility to Christian beliefs on marriage and sexuality have more than doubled in the past three years, according to a new June 2017 report. The report, which was produced by the Family Research Council (FRC) and titled “Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in the United States,” also found a 76 percent increase in religious freedom violations. Comparing this report with their first edition released in July 2014, FRC discovered skyrocketing levels of hostility and intolerance towards religious beliefs: When the first edition of this report was released in July 2014, religious freedom violations across the United

Social Conservative Group Withdraws Support for FADA

FRC Action, the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the socially conservative Family Research Council, withdrew support from the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) in response to an amendment to the bill acknowledging a diversity of views on the definition of marriage. “Unfortunately, the proposed language of FADA was changed late last week by bill sponsors in response to criticism to make it protect the view that marriage is the union of ‘two individuals of the same sex’ as well as the view that it is ‘two individuals of the opposite sex,’” FRC Action said in a statement. FRC Action also claimed that the