Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Written by Don Byrd Here is a brief update on state legislation I have been following here on the BJCblog. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that allows child-placement agencies to refuse to provide service “under circumstances that...
Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Written by Don Byrd The recently passed Florida budget contains a $654,000 grant for the improved safety of Jewish schools, following a recent increase in targeted threats and incidents of anti-Semitism. The taxpayer funds would be used to protect thousands of Jewish...