March Madness: Religious Liberty Edition

March Madness: Religious Liberty Edition

Written by Don Byrd In case you have not noticed, basketball tourney season is upon us. High school and college players (and back-yard wannabes, I can attest) dream about competing at the end of the season with everything on the line. This year, the girls’...
Religion in Schools Updates: Florida, Kentucky, Indiana

Religion in Schools Updates: Florida, Kentucky, Indiana

Written by Don Byrd Yesterday, the Kentucky House passed with an 81-8 vote a bill that purports to protect religious expression in public schools. Senate Bill 17 is headed to Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin for his signature. The bill specifies that students may pray...
Religion in Schools Bill Passes Indiana House 83-12

Religion in Schools Bill Passes Indiana House 83-12

Written by Don Byrd Following up on state legislation I posted about earlier, the Indiana House has passed House Bill 1024, which states that school officials cannot take action against students or their parents for student religious expression and exercising during...