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. This page contains a selection of articles from our latest publication. All of the articles are available in the PDF version of the magazine or on ISSUU.
The Baptist Joint Committee is now accepting applications for the 2018 BJC Fellows Program, which offers young professionals the opportunity to deepen their legal, historical and theological understanding of religious liberty.
High school juniors and seniors can win money for college in the 2018 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest!
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.
A reflection on the wise words of Baptist icon George W. Truett on religious liberty and stewardship from almost 100 years ago.
A interfaith panel in Texas talks about how different traditions embrace religious liberty.
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More than 4,000 faith leaders from all 50 states are calling on Congress to keep the “Johnson Amendment.”
We all have a role to play in safeguarding religious freedom for all.
The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban on Muslim-majority countries because it has been replaced by a new version, sending the controversy back to the starting block.
In one of the most visible cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a Colorado baker has a constitutional right to refuse to make a cake for the wedding reception of a same-sex couple.
A look at the 2017 class of BJC Fellows.
Alan Zimmerman of Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville, Virginia, reflects on the town’s recent controversies and the impacts on religious liberty.