Remembering the bootleg preacher

Remembering the bootleg preacher

By J. Brent Walker, Executive Director When that self-described “bootleg preacher,” Will Campbell, died June 3, heaven became richer and the earth poorer. He was one of a kind. It is not easy to replace someone who can stand on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel soon...
Survey examines knowledge of the First Amendment

Survey examines knowledge of the First Amendment

From BJC Staff Reports, with information provided by the Newseum Institute WASHINGTON — One-third of Americans say the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees, according to a survey released July 16. The annual State of the First Amendment survey,...