Arizona Bill Would Greatly Expand School Voucher System

Arizona Bill Would Greatly Expand School Voucher System

Written by Don Byrd Legislation that would greatly expand Arizona’s school voucher system passed a house committee vote yesterday, sending the measure to the full house for consideration. On a 5-3 vote the House Ways and Means Committee agreed to allow what are...
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Church’s Argument in Sign Dispute

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Church’s Argument in Sign Dispute

Written by Don Byrd A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled unconstitutional a sign ordinance in Gilbert, Arizona that restricted signs directing readers to the time and location of a local church’s upcoming services. Because the town needlessly imposed...
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...