Update: Stormans v. Wiesman

June 29, 2016 ...

In his dissent, Justice Samuel Alito warned, “If this is a sign of how religious liberty claims will be treated in the years ahead, those who value religious freedom have great cause for concern.” Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas also dissented to the denial of the request to review the circuit decision.

Update: Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell

May 17, 2016 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals, co-amici on a brief defending the Little Sisters of the Poor, welcomes the court’s decision that encourages lower courts, government and religious groups to work together to find solutions that uphold the conscience and integrity of religious groups that are dedicated to education, health care and social services. Galen Carey, NAE …

Eternal Word Television Network v. Burwell

August 1, 2014 ...

EWTN has received emergency relief from the Eleventh Circuit, but is continuing its suit to receive permanent exemption. The NAE joined with the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, Prison Fellowship Ministries, Association of Christian Schools International, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, American Bible Society, The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, …

Geneva College v. Burwell

August 1, 2014 ...

The NAE, Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, Prison Fellowship Ministries, Association of Christian Schools International, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, American Bible Society, The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance and Christian Legal Society joined in an amici brief in support of Geneva College and the Catholic …

Proposed Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 16, 2014 ...

Statement on Senate Bill 2578 Most evangelicals support the responsible use of contraception that does not lead to abortion. So when our government sets a goal of increasing public access to contraception, we are not in principle opposed. We do not object to including contraception other than abortifacients in employee health insurance policies, provided that …

Supreme Court Upholds Religious Freedom

June 30, 2014 ...

“This is a big step toward preserving and deepening America’s religious pluralism,” NAE President Leith Anderson said. “RFRA creates a level playing field for people from every faith, ensuring that Americans need not abandon their convictions when they open a school, charity or family business.” “The beauty of the American system is that it protects …