RFRA Does Not Shield Parents From Child Abuse Laws

RFRA Does Not Shield Parents From Child Abuse Laws

Written by Don Byrd Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is back in the news. This time, a defendant, citing “spare the rod” Bible verses, has reportedly presented a religious freedom defense under RFRA to charges that she violated...

As Congress changes, BJC stays the same

By James Gibson, BJC Staff CounselJanuary 2011 View PDF This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Baptist Joint Committee. For the first 58 years of our existence, partisan control of the United States Congress was relatively stagnant. In the past 17 years...