Dr. King and religious liberty

Dr. King and religious liberty

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler On April 4, we mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King was a modern-day prophet who led a movement for seismic societal change; he fought bravely, nonviolently and sacrificially...
Together, in 2018

Together, in 2018

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler For the BJC and others who work in Washington, 2017 was a year of rapid change and an ever-shortening news cycle. It was also a year full of challenges to religious liberty mounted on multiple fronts. As we begin the new year and...
Tax proposal targets the Johnson Amendment

Tax proposal targets the Johnson Amendment

By Jennifer Hawks, BJC Associate General Counsel UPDATE: The final bill does not include language undermining the Johnson Amendment. Original story: As Congress works on passing a tax bill this year, the protections of the “Johnson Amendment” for houses of worship...