Freedom of Religion

Trump Administration Protects Religious Health Workers

The Health and Human Services Department announced the creation of a division to enforce protections for religious health care workers, but activists worry that it could lead workers to opt out of helping LGBT patients and those seeking abortions.

Tax Bill Would Allow Churches to Endorse Candidates

The bill would roll back the Johnson Amendment, a 1950s-era law that prohibits houses of worship from engaging in political campaigns on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate.

Jehovah's Witnesses Banned by Russia

Russia's Supreme Court upholds a claim by the country's justice ministry that Jehovah's Witnesses is an extremist organization.