By Monica Burke ~
Religious liberty and freedom of conscience won big at the Supreme Court last week, just in time for Religious Freedom Day on Jan. 16.
The justices declined last week to hear a legal challenge against a Mississippi law that protects citizens, small businesses, government employees, and charities from official discrimination by government if they believe that marriage is between one man and one woman.
The Mississippi law benefits people on both sides of the marriage debate because when a government can punish one group of citizens for dissenting from cultural orthodoxy, it can punish any group for any belief.
The Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to HB 1523, which allows Mississippians to live according to their religious beliefs about marriage without fear of losing their livelihoods. (Photo: iStock Photos)
In declining to hear a case against Mississippi’s Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government…
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