Sen. Lee to Speak on Religious Liberty

On Thursday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will give a speech at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center on the growing threats to religious liberty and how we can best protect America’s first freedom.

It is no longer hyperbolic, if it ever was, to observe that elements of the progressive agenda now pose an imminent and credible threat to Americans' freedom of conscience. 

During oral arguments in Obergfell vHodges in April, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli admitted to Justice Samuel Alito that faith-based schools whose religious convictions require them to affirm the traditional definition of marriage will be in danger of losing their tax-exempt non-profit status if the Supreme Court rules later this month that the Constitution requires the redefinition of marriage.

“It’s certainly going to be an issue. I don’t deny that,” Verrilli said. “I don’t deny that, Justice Alito. It is it is going to be an issue.”

What can America's faith-based organizations do to avoid being forced by the government to violate their conscience as the price of entry to the public square?

Senator Lee will address that question, and more, at the Kirby Center Thursday.