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Sutherland Applauds Supreme Court Decision

Sutherland Institute believes the United States Supreme Court made the correct decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway.

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Transcript: Hope for the Years Ahead

"I fear that free speech is diminishing as a result of the chilling effect of mostly invisible restraints, even censorship."

By Elder Dallin H. Oaks
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Legislative Prayer

In a significant decision, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the constitutionality of the practice of legislative prayer in the landmark religious freedom case Town of Greece v. Galloway.

Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks in Utah about Religious Liberty

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas urged a defense of “the tradition of sacrifice and religious freedom that our country was built on” as he spoke to the Sutherland Institute.

By Pamela Whitmore
Different Religions Respond to Atheist Attack on Church Housing Allowances

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed an amicus brief on behalf of Muslim, Southern Baptist, Eastern Orthodox, and Hindu religious groups in a closely-watched case involving a 60-year-old tax provision called the “parsonage allowance.

Understanding the arguments before the 10th Circuit Court regarding Utah’s marriage law

To help Utahans get a better grasp on the historic Utah marriage amendment case, Bill Duncan, Sutherland Institute’s director of the Center for Family and Society has provided a video guide to the key arguments.

Latter-day Saint Survival in the Political Arena

Some people have approached me and asked, “Ed, how can you stand to be involved in politics? There are only dishonest people there. You cannot be honest and still be in politics!“

By L. Edward Brown
U.S. Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage in Utah on hold

The high court approved the state's request to Justice Sonia Sotomayor for a stay in a two-sentence ruling that appears to have included all nine justices.

Justice Blocks Contraception Mandate on Insurance in Suit by Nuns

Roman Catholic non-profit groups receive temporary stay on an element of the Affordable Care Act that conflicts with their beliefs.

Jewish Activists Seek New Access to Temple Mount

Jewish Activists are after something that has raised alarm throughout the Muslim world.