The Supreme Court made a narrow ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who declined to bake a custom wedding cake for a gay couple due to his Christian beliefs. The court found that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that penalized the baker originally were prejudiced against him, but the opinions did not take a stance on issues of free speech or freedom of religion.
A federal court ruled that the “In God We Trust” motto on US currency does not violate the establishment clause by forcing users to espouse religious ideals they don’t believe in.
Donald Trump hosted an iftar dinner in honor of Ramadan, a customary presidential event that was skipped last year.
North Carolina passed legislation requiring public schools to display the national motto, “In God We Trust.”
Religious leaders took opposing stands on marijuana legalization in Oklahoma.
The first Muslim congressional representative filed to run for Attorney General in Minnesota so that he can challenge Trump administration policies.
A high school teacher in Indiana was fired after refusing to use transgender students’ preferred gender pronouns, which he said violated his religious beliefs.
A Virginia health worker filed suit after being fired for not removing her hijab, which her manager said was a safety risk for being grabbed.
The New York Times ran an opinion piece on the future of sex and gender on Christian college campuses.
The New York Times examined the experience of Muslim-American gun owners in depth.