Blog from the Capital
Written by Don Byrd, the Baptist Joint Committee’s Blog from the Capital informs readers of daily events impacting the debate on church-state separation. If you use an RSS reader, click here to access and connect with the blog’s RSS feed. You can also follow Byrd on Twitter at @BJCblog.
The Supreme Court took action this week indicating the church playground may impact school voucher cases in Colorado and elsewhere, as some analysts have suggested.
Make your voice heard in Congress in opposition to efforts that would change IRA regulations and politicize churches. Sign the letter at faith-voices.org
Some of the most interesting and compelling statements in the Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran Church decision came after the Chief Justice’s majority opinion.
The BJC issued statements today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear two closely watched cases that may have an impact on religious liberty law.
The BJC’s Holly Hollman explains why today’s Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran ignores the historically distinct treatment of churches under the law.
A panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that plaintiffs have not yet suffered sufficient injury to bring a lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s HB 1523.
A federal court in Florida ruled unconstitutional a large cross in a city park, but the judge was not happy about it.
Governors in Florida and Texas signed bills into law related to religious liberty. See what is happening in your state.
A hospitality staffing company in Florida agreed to pay a Rastafarian man $30,000 in damages and implement new policies after demanding he cut his dreadlocks to keep his job.
Church-state expert Charles Haynes responded to some of President Trump’s recent statements to the Faith and Freedom Coalition
The Supreme Court will soon make a number of decisions that could impact church-state law. How to stay informed and engaged.
Claims of religious discrimination relying on the President’s campaign statements about Muslims played no role in the 9th Circuit’s ruling against his revised immigration order.