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Biden Planning ‘Swift’ Action on LGBT Agenda that Will Reverse Religious Liberty Protections

Biden Planning 'Swift' Action on LGBT Agenda that Will Reverse Religious Liberty Protections Joe Biden is making sweeping promises to LGBTQ activists and proposing to carry out virtually every major proposal on their wish lists upon inauguration, according to a new report.The former vice president has long been a champion of LGBTQ causes and even... Read more

Alito Warns: Religious Liberty ‘Is in Danger of Becoming a Second-Class Right’

Alito Warns: Religious Liberty 'Is in Danger of Becoming a Second-Class Right' U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Thursday delivered an unusually blunt warning about the future of religious liberty and free speech in the United States, saying both were in danger if the justices dont step in and protect them.Alitos comments came during... Read more

Supreme Court Appears Poised to Side with Religious Liberty in LGBT Adoption Case

Supreme Court Appears Poised to Side with Religious Liberty in LGBT Adoption Case The U.S. Supreme Court appeared ready this week to side with a Catholic foster care agency in a major religious liberty case involving Philadelphias attempt to force the agency to place children in same-sex homes.The court heard oral arguments Wednesday, with conservative... Read more

Liberty University Removes John Piper’s Convocation following Election Post

Liberty University Removes John Piper's Convocation following Election Post Shortly after John Pipers election post went viral, Liberty University removed the pastors convocation, citing a controversy we did not seek out or desire.Pipers post implored Christians to consider the candidates character in addition to the issues. He warned voters of the culture-infecting spread of the... Read more

Liberty University Yanked John Piper’s Convocation After He Said He Wouldn’t Vote for Either Candidate | RELEVANT

Jerry Falwell may be gone but the leadership at Liberty University is still making headlines. Just a week after Liberty hosted a video conversation between Christian pastor and author John Piper and Southern Baptist Convention president J.D. Greear, those videos have been yanked from the school’s online library and social media feeds. Christianity Today spoke... Read more

Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty University for Forcing Him to Resign, Damaging His Reputation

Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty University for Forcing Him to Resign, Damaging His Reputation Jerry Falwell Jr., the former president and chancellor of Liberty University, has filed a lawsuit against the college.According to PR Newswire, in a complaint filed in the Commonwealth of Virginia Circuit Court for the City of Lynchburg, Falwell claims that Liberty... Read more

Jerry Falwell Jr sues Liberty University for defamation

Jerry Falwell Jr with his wife Becki who admitted to an eight-year affair with a pool boy(Photo: Facebook/Jerry Falwell Jr)Jerry Falwell Jr is suing Liberty University over public comments it made in connection with his resignation.  The former president of the prestigious evangelical school resigned under a cloud of controversy after appearing in an embarrassing photo with... Read more

Jerry Falwell Jr. Is Suing Liberty University Over His Forced Resignation | RELEVANT

Last August, the current leadership of Liberty pressured Jerry Falwell Jr. into resigning following a wild tsunami of personal scandals, allegations and one infamous photo that topped Falwell’s 13-year streak of leadership. Now,Falwell has announced that he is suing Liberty University, saying the school has damaged his reputation. “We attempted to meet several times with... Read more

Education Department Issues New Rule on Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry

The Story: The U.S. Department of Education has issued the Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry Final Rule to help ensure that public institutions uphold fundamental rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and that private institutions adhere to their stated institutional policies regarding freedom of speech, including academic freedom. The Background: The... Read more

Liberty University launches investigation into Falwell presidency

Jerry and Becki FalwellLiberty University has launched an independent investigation into its former President Jerry Falwell Jr. It follows his resignation last week amid lurid claims relating to an extramarital affair between his wife, Becki, and a hotel pool boy. Falwell denied knowing about the affair.  When the scandal erupted, Falwell was already on indefinite leave... Read more

Liberty University Launches Investigation into Jerry Falwell, Jr. following Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Liberty University Launches Investigation into Jerry Falwell, Jr. following Alleged Sexual Misconduct The Associated Press reports that Jerry Falwell, Jr. is under investigation by Liberty University after being ousted for sexual conduct that violates Liberty Universitys ethical codes. The investigation will be headed by the colleges board and will span everything Falwell oversaw as head... Read more

Former Liberty University student levels new allegations at Falwell’s wife

Jerry and Becki FalwellA former student of Liberty University has claimed he had a sexual encounter with the wife of Jerry Falwell Jr 12 years ago. The allegations against Becki Falwell come just days after her husband resigned as President of Liberty University, one of the biggest Christian colleges in the world.  The resignation followed revelations... Read more

Former Liberty University Student Accuses Becki Falwell of Sexual Misconduct

Former Liberty University Student Accuses Becki Falwell of Sexual Misconduct Becki Falwell, the wife of now former Liberty University President, Jerry Falwell Jr., continues to face controversy as a former Liberty University student claims that she performed oral sex on him in the summer of 2008 when he was 22 years old. Earlier this week, a... Read more

Liberty University Board Accepts Jerry Falwell Jr.s Resignation

Liberty University Board Accepts Jerry Falwell Jr.s Resignation (RNS) The board of Liberty University has accepted the resignation of its president, Jerry Falwell Jr., after a roller coaster day in which Falwell resigned, then withdrew his resignation, then resigned again late Monday night (Aug. 24).The board announced it had accepted Falwells resignation from his roles... Read more

Jerry Falwell Jr formally resigns as Liberty U President after sex scandal claims

Jerry Falwell Jr. has formally resigned after a sex scandal involving his wife(Photo: Facebook/Liberty University)Liberty University has accepted the resignation of President and Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr after he and his wife became embroiled in sex scandal allegations. Giancarlo Granda, 29, said he had an affair with Becki Falwell that started eight years ago.  He... Read more

Why Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Social Media ‘Yacht’ Posts Were Problematic for Liberty University

Why Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Social Media 'Yacht' Posts Were Problematic for Liberty University (RNS) It may not be unusual for the head of one of the countrys largest evangelical universities to follow students or student groups on social media.Or to follow or share content by conservative political pundits. Especially if the school's leader has been... Read more

Liberty University Appoints Acting University President amid Jerry Falwell’s Leave of Absence

Liberty University Appoints Acting University President amid Jerry Falwell's Leave of Absence Liberty University has appointed an acting university president while current president Jerry Falwell, Jr. is on an indefinite leave of absence.According to Fox News, on Tuesday, Jerry Prevo was appointed by the Board of Trustees to serve as Libertys acting president.Prevo... Read more

Alumni Organization Asks Liberty Board to ‘Permanently Remove’ Falwell as President

Alumni Organization Asks Liberty Board to 'Permanently Remove' Falwell as President Saying it isnt just about one photo, an organization of alumni, students and faculty is calling for Liberty Universitys board of trustees to permanently remove Jerry Falwell, Jr. as the Christian universitys president.The organization, called Save 71, launched a website and posted... Read more

A Liberty University-Connected Group Is Calling on the School to Permanently Remove Falwell | RELEVANT Magazine

Last Friday, the Liberty University Board of Trustees announced that longtime president Jerry Falwell Jr. would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” following a bizarre Instagram post that scandalized the nation’s largest Christian college. The leave was “effective immediately” and no other details were immediately forthcoming. Now, a collective of Liberty students, alumni... Read more

Jerry Falwell to Take an Indefinite Leave of Absence from Liberty University

Jerry Falwell to Take an Indefinite Leave of Absence from Liberty University Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the United States, announced Friday afternoon that president Jerry Falwell, Jr. will be taking an indefinite leave of absence.According to a statement from the university, the Board of Trustees Executive Committee met... Read more

Jerry Falwell Jr. Will Take an ‘Indefinite Leave of Absence’ From his Role as President of Liberty University | RELEVANT Magazine

Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed with Liberty’s Board of Trustees to take an indefinite leave of absence from his roles as President and Chancellor of Liberty University,” the Christian university announced in a statement. The longtime president, whose father founded the school, has been mired in numerous scandals in recent years. Last week, Falwell... Read more

Liberty University Files $10 Million Lawsuit against the New York Times

Liberty University Files $10 Million Lawsuit against the New York Times Liberty University is suing the New York Times for the newspaper's handling of the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Christian Headlines previously reported, the New York Times published an article in March decrying the schools decision not to fully shut down amid the... Read more

Liberty University launches $10m lawsuit against New York Times over Covid-19 stories

Liberty University in VirginiaFacebook.com/Liberty UniversityLiberty University is suing The New York Times for $10 million over a series of news stories published earlier this year about the evangelical Christian school's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a lawsuit filed in Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday, the Virginia-based academic institution also named New York Times reporter Elizabeth... Read more

The Supreme Courts 15-Case Winning Streak on Religious Liberty

The Supreme Court closed out its most recent term last week with three significant victories for religious libertycontinuing a ten year series of wins for religious freedom. Religious freedom is on a massive, decade-long winning streak at the Supreme Court, says Luke Goodrich, a religious liberty lawyer at Becket. This 15-case winning streak hits every... Read more

Pence Touts Supreme Court Wins: The ‘Obama-Biden Assault on Religious Liberty Is Over’

Pence Touts Supreme Court Wins: The 'Obama-Biden Assault on Religious Liberty Is Over' The White House is using two new Supreme Court decisions favoring religious liberty to draw a distinction with the previous administration, implying if Democrat Joe Biden is elected, people of faith will have their freedoms assaulted.The Supreme Court handed down... Read more

Supreme Court Delivers Two More Victories for Religious Liberty

The Story: In two rulings released this week, the Supreme Court delivered two more victoriesone narrow and one broadfor religious liberty. The Background: The court issued rulings this week on two important cases involving religious liberty The first case was Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In 2016, the Catholic group Little... Read more

Does Christian Liberty Look Like 4th of July Independence?

What Should Liberty Look Like? In our culture, liberty often looks like an insistence on our freedom of speech, protests, acts of defiance, or an assertion that our rights be honored. In short, our experience of liberty is riddled with our fear that it might be taken from us.However, Christian liberty is so confident in... Read more

Supreme Court: Religious Liberty Is Winningand the Pro-Life Cause Is Losing

The Story: In two rulings released this week, the Supreme Court signaled a pattern of preventing restrictions on both religious liberty and also abortion. The Background: The court issued rulings this week on important cases involving restrictions on abortion and on religious liberty. The abortion case was June Medical Services LLC v. Russo. In 2014,... Read more