Report from the Capital
The BJC’s flagship magazine, Report from the Capital, is published 6 times a year. Subscriptions are free: just send your mailing address to us at bjc@BJConline.org. Below are the articles from our latest publication.
People of faith have an opportunity to tell Congress they want to protect houses of worship from the dangers that come with candidate endorsements.
Some continue to blur the lines between being generally “political” – which is permitted – and taking a partisan position for or against a candidate’s campaign for office – which is not.
To understand what is truly at stake and to avoid the trap of hysteria in the Trinity Lutheran Church case, it helps to know a little history.
Finding the primary purpose of the Order to be religious rather than secular, the May 25 decision leaves in place a lower court’s injunction halting the enforcement of the Order’s immigration bans.
The State Department should add Russia to its list of the worst violators of religious freedom, a U.S. commission declared in its annual report.
We host groups of any size or background in our Center for Religious Liberty to talk about our work on Capitol Hill, our Baptist heritage and how religious liberty is legally protected.
As an intern for the Baptist Joint Committee, I was able to learn more about religious freedom and meaningfully contribute to our mission to protect religious liberty for all.
If a congregation determines that providing sanctuary is consistent with its theology and ministry, there are numerous practical and legal issues to consider.
Those who create an estate gift to the Baptist Joint Committee automatically become members of the James Dunn Legacy Circle.
The Baptist Joint Committee is pleased to welcome two summer semester interns working with our staff in Washington, D.C.
The Department of Defense announced a near doubling of its list of recognized religions. It will now formally recognize humanism and other minority faiths among members of the armed forces.
Congress passed and President Donald J. Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 into law on May 5, funding the government through September to avoid a budget impasse and government shutdown. Included in the deal were some funding provisions of religious liberty interest.