Back in May, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in full-on, damage-control mode over allegations that the popular social media platform—with more than 1 billion active daily users—discriminates against conservative views. Under the specter of a U.S. Senate investigation, Zuckerberg met with leading conservatives to address the “trending news” controversy, and made assurances that there is no manipulation of the algorithm resulting in conservative viewpoint bias.Read more
Saturday, January 16th, is National Religious Freedom Day. Enacted in 1992, this commemorative day falls on the date 230 years ago that the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson’s 1786 Statute Establishing Religious Freedom for Virginians. It was this groundbreaking measure that became the basis for the establishment clause of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and created our cherished American freedom of religion.Read more
Monifa Sterling Fighting Demotion and Discharge
In a display of uncommon valor that military men and women have died for since America’s founding, Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling is taking a stand and appealing the verdict of a court-martial last year that resulted in her demotion and discharge from the Marines for refusing to remove Bible verses from her work station.Read more
Faith Driven Consumers ask why Christian values are punished in taxpayer-funded public schools?
As cases of discrimination against Christians rise across America, the firing of well-respected principal Dr. Michael Lehr has shocked the small, rural Georgia town of Manchester.Read more
Month after month, more cases of Christians facing punitive and unjust discrimination in the marketplace of goods, services and ideas roll in. Whether you’re a faith-driven entrepreneur who rents out your private property for events or a photographer, florist, baker or tee shirt maker, your livelihood as a Christian seeking to steward your business in alignment with your faith and values is under threat like never before.Read more
#ExtinguishIntolerance Petition Back in National Spotlight
We have two big stories to report that significantly escalate the battle between Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and fired city fire chief Kelvin Cochran. In the first, six Georgia Congressmen have sent a letter to Reed calling for Cochran’s reinstatement. In the second, leading Christian legal defense firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed a federal lawsuit against the city over Cochran’s unjust termination.Read more
It's been nine months since more than 20,000 Faith Driven Consumers garnered national attention by signing the #FlipThisDecision petition in support of David and Jason Benham, whose “Flip It Forward” show was cancelled by HGTV because of the twins’ publicly expressed biblical views on life, sexuality, marriage and family.Read more
Faith-compatible favorite Chick-fil-A is once again in the crosshairs, this time for not being pro-LGBT enough.
On Monday, openly gay Washington Post advice columnist Steven Petrow—a.k.a. “Mr. Manners”—responded to an anonymous question from a woman whose pro-LGBT husband “loves a certain purveyor of chicken sandwiches and waffle fries that has an anti-gay stance.”Read more
Ford Motor Company contractor Thomas Banks has filed a legal compliant with the federal government after being fired for simply expressing his views about the company’s support for its LGBT employee empowerment group. This news came a day after the Mormon Church announced its willingness to respect the legislative goals of the LGBT community, provided that the biblical position on sexuality, family and marriage is equally respected and embraced.Read more