religious freedom on Townhall

Katie Kieffer - Mon Nov 5

Blood is staining the globe. Not the blood of terrorists (enemies of America), but the blood of innocent Americans. ... more

Matt Barber - Mon Nov 5

The jig is up. The news is out. Pastors across America have called the left’s bluff. The empty words “separation of church and state” – a phrase found nowhere in the U.S. Constitution – have lost their sting. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Sat Nov 3

Michael Barone is America’s “one man decision desk,” with credibility on elections far beyond that of anyone else working the field in America today. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Sun Oct 7

A liberal reporter speaking at a conference in Georgetown recently dismissed conservative alarms about the Obama administration's mandate that forces religious institutions--like Catholic Hospitals and Evangelical colleges--to provide coverage for drugs and procedures that can abortions and that effect sterilizations. ... more

Paul Kengor - Fri Sep 7

Bill Clinton was basking in glory at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night. Few presidents so love the spotlight. The occasion for Clinton, however, was not himself, but the reelection of Barack Obama. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Fri May 25

Confronted with a 'train wreck,' the new archbishop of Baltimore implores us to 'pray diligently as communities, as families and as individuals.' ... more

Alan Sears - Thu May 24

In a country as great as the United States of America, where even in hard times we are surrounded by plenty, it’s easy to get comfortable. And in that lax condition, certain freedoms are taken for granted until they are overtly threatened. ... more

David Harsanyi - Wed May 23

Are you sick and tired of these moralizing moralizers imposing their morality on the rest of us? I know I am. ... more

Suzanne Fields - Fri May 18

What a country. In one corner, the president of the United States endorses same-sex marriage, evoking his personal evolution with the Golden Rule, "You know, treat others the way you want to be treated." In the other corner, Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate for president, addresses an audience of 35,000 at the Liberty University commencement, one of the largest Christian universities in the country. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Mon May 14

They call it a war -- mainly, to dismiss it. As in: There go the Democrats again, fanning the flames of the culture wars, dividing Americans to win an election. But it's actually something very different that's going on. ... more

David Cortman - Mon May 7

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made some unforgettable statements during her political career. Some of them have been laughable, while others have pushed the limits of believability—like her contention that the abortion coverage in ObamaCare will actually save lives. How can killing preborn children save lives? ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Mon Apr 23

Cliff May - Thu Mar 22

Imagine if Pat Robertson called for the demolition of all the mosques in America. It would be front-page news. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Thu Mar 15

New York, NY - Thu Mar 15

A bill that would allow for religous exemption for employers providing contraception to employees passed the AZ House. ... more

Robert Knight - Wed Mar 14

As the American Civil Liberties Union prowls the land to muzzle public prayers, rip out Ten Commandments monuments and terrify small towns over nativity scenes, help may be on the way from the U.S. Supreme Court. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Tue Mar 13

Last week, amid the furor over Georgetown University law student and feminist activist Sandra Fluke’s now-famous congressional testimony about the “financial burden” of contraception for college coeds, the ensuing media feeding frenzy over talk-radio giant Rush Limbaugh’s comments about Ms. Fluke, and the White House’s masterful creation of a supposed “war on women” being waged by Mr. Limbaugh and conservatives, something very serious was lost in the shuffle. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Mar 12

I, for one, was delighted when President Obama decided that all forms of birth control should be provided for free by insurance companies. There’s little doubt that every woman should have the right to unrestricted sexual activity without the burden of an unwanted child. More importantly, I’m now prepared to make my case to get free blood pressure medication included in my insurance plan. ... more

Star Parker - Mon Mar 12

In 1993, then Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan published a paper in which he coined the phrase “defining deviancy down.” He was ringing an alarm about what he saw as a dangerous social unraveling as result of our redefining deviant behavior as normal, rather than doubling down on traditional standards of behavior. ... more