What Makes a Belief or Practice Religious Under the Law?

What Makes a Belief or Practice Religious Under the Law?

Written by Don Byrd The last post covered an employment discrimination verdict in a case brought by the EEOC on behalf of workers who objected to mandatory activities in a program called “harnessing happiness.” A jury awarded $5.1 million in damages for...
7th Circuit Hears Arguments in Indiana Christmas Pageant Case

7th Circuit Hears Arguments in Indiana Christmas Pageant Case

Written by Don Byrd A long-running dispute in Elkhart, Indiana reached a federal court of appeals this week as the 7th Circuit heard arguments over the constitutionality of a public high school’s annual Christmas pageant. A district court previously issued an...
Indiana Religion in Schools Bill Heads to Governor

Indiana Religion in Schools Bill Heads to Governor

Written by Don Byrd The Indiana legislature sent a religion in schools bill to the Governor today for his signature. The Indianapolis Star tells you everything you need to know about it. House Bill 1024, which has been sent to Gov. Eric Holcomb, allows public schools...