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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Lawsuits against Christian values
June 24, 2015
Protecting Your Christian Ministry From Lawsuits
day now, the Supreme Court will be issuing a ruling determining whether
the American people have the right to define marriage for themselves.
The outcome of the decision will not end the discussion about marriage and family.
The campaign to empower government at every level to intrude on religious freedom has only begun.
Regardless of the outcome, the assault on religious freedom is likely to continue.
you are part of a church, Christian school, or faith-based ministry,
the fact is that the belief that marriage is a relationship between a
man and a woman is now a legal liability that must be accounted for.
isn't just the risk of lawsuits that that you should be concerned
about. In fact, the ability for Christian organizations to operate as
non-profit organizations could soon at risk.
oral arguments at the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Don Verrilli
acknowledged that it was "going to be an issue" for non-profit
organizations who believe marriage is a relationship between a man and a
woman to maintain their tax exempt status.
help you protect your church, ministry, or school, our friends at the
Alliance Defending Freedom have put together a resource designed to help
you avoid legal liability in your sphere of influence.
You can download this resource and share it with others who you think would find it beneficial.
Just as much as the Roe v. Wade decision
awakened pro-life Americans, I expect this ruling to re-energize
efforts to protect and uphold God's design for marriage in our culture
and our laws.
But in the meantime, it is our hope that this tool will be a resource to equip you protect your church, school, or ministry while you also stand up for America's longstanding ideals of religious freedom.