Top stories of 2017

Top stories of 2017

By BJC Blogger Don Byrd This year, we saw a blizzard of news items that impact religious liberty and the separation of church and state. Some headlines, like those involving legislative prayer disputes, religious monuments on government property, or government funding...
Reflections on Charlottesville

Reflections on Charlottesville

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler Shock, disgust, deep sadness and grief, disorientation, anger, despair, resolve. I have experienced this full range of emotions since the horrific events of hate and violence that unfolded this weekend in Charlottesville,...
What I learned this summer

What I learned this summer

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler In his address to the Religious Liberty Council in June, Rabbi David Saperstein provided a quick review of events during the first month of my tenure as executive director. The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump; the...