Tag: FOR SA

Religious freedom alert: act on Bill now, urges FOR SA

By (Freedom of Religion SA) FOR SA The Department of Justice has released the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill (the Amendment Bill) for public comment until Wednesday May 12. We believe that this Amendment Bill represents “possibly the biggest single threat to religious freedom of individuals, religious institutions/organisations, and even NPOs, that we have experienced to date”.  The video below […]

Dear President, please consider these concerns when rolling out vaccines

Freedom of Religion SA legal counsel Advocate Nadene Badenhorst has written the letter below to President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding vaccines: 10 February 2021 Dear President Ramaphosa, RE:     Religious / CONSCIENTIOUS concern regarding the use of (historical) abortion-derived fetal cell lines in the development or production of certain COVID-19 vaccines As […]

Opening of churches welcomed but answers still sought from government

Religious organisations called off an urgent application in the Johannesburg High Court today over an indefinite ban on faith-based gatherings after President Cyril Ramaphosa granted them some relief when he announced amendments to lockdown regulations last night. But while they welcomed the amendments which now permit gatherings at “faith-based” organisations […]