2015 State RFRA Bill Tracker Archive

2015 State RFRA Bill Tracker Archive

Written by Don Byrd Note: This page┬áis 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┬áregularly 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...
Alabama Legislators to Propose Religious Exercise in Schools Bill

Alabama Legislators to Propose Religious Exercise in Schools Bill

Written by Don Byrd The Alabama legislature may be the next to consider legislation regarding religious expression in schools. Sponsors of the bill say it is necessary to protect the rights of students and faculty to engage in protected religious exercise on school...