Recent News & Columns

Here are recent columns and news items from the Baptist Joint Committee. Visit our blog and read our monthly magazine, Report from the Capital, to stay current on all religious liberty news. You can also read our press releases online.


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Top stories of 2017

This year, we saw a blizzard of news items that impact religious liberty and the separation of church and state. The list of 2017’s top stories includes areas of concern that came to the forefront this year, as well as news items affecting issues we watch every year.

Reflections on Charlottesville

These individual acts not only demand responses from our officials, but also from we the people. The images of clergy, standing arm and arm, praying, singing and ministering in the field show the power of religion free from state control.

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