Alabama Governor Signs Student Religious Liberty Bill into Law

Alabama Governor Signs Student Religious Liberty Bill into Law

Written by Don Byrd Alabama Governor Robert Bentley yesterday signed HB 1, the Alabama Student Religious Liberties Act, into law. The Act requires school districts to create student religious expression policies that guarantee a student’s religious viewpoint...
2015 State RFRA Bill Tracker Archive

2015 State RFRA Bill Tracker Archive

Written by Don Byrd Note: This page is now an archive of the 2015 developments in state RFRA legislation. For information about current state RFRA legislation around the country, see the BJC’s regularly updated State RFRA Tracker. (Please update your bookmarks...
BJC’s Hollman on Holt v Hobbs, plus Impact on Other Cases

BJC’s Hollman on Holt v Hobbs, plus Impact on Other Cases

Written by Don Byrd On the most recent airing of State of Belief, the radio show of Rev. Welton Gaddy, Baptist Joint Committee Counsel Holly Hollman discussed the Supreme Court’s ruling in Holt v. Hobbs. In that ruling, the Supreme Court upheld an...