4th Circuit Upholds Decision Halting Revised Executive Order

4th Circuit Upholds Decision Halting Revised Executive Order

Written by Don Byrd The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a 10-3 ruling earlier today in favor of plaintiffs challenging the Trump Administration’s revised executive order, which among other things bars immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries....
News Coverage of President Trump’s Executive Order

News Coverage of President Trump’s Executive Order

Written by Don Byrd Today’s news is filled with coverage of yesterday’s Executive Order, signed by President Trump, addressing issues including the ban on political campaigning by tax-exempt houses of worship. The Baptist Joint Committee has been outspoken...
BJC: New Executive Order Shows Trump Wants to Politicize Churches

BJC: New Executive Order Shows Trump Wants to Politicize Churches

Written by Don Byrd This morning, on the National Day of Prayer, President Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty.” The measure addresses an important protection for houses of worship that Trump has consistently...