Written by Don Byrd
Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the Hosanna-Tabor case, a dispute centering on the intersection between church autonomy and employment discrimination laws. Here’s a brief roundup of some of the reaction and coverage to the decision, affirming the ministerial exception insulating houses of worship from government interference into hiring practices.
Baptist Joint Committee General Counsel K. Hollyn Hollman commended the ruling. “It is a helpful decision explaining the important and unique way that the Constitution protects religious organizations in matters of internal governance,” she said.
PBS News coverage is here.