West Virginia House Passes RFRA Legislation

West Virginia House Passes RFRA Legislation

Written by Don Byrd The West Virginia House of Delegates today voted 72-26 to pass a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill. Like other RFRA bills and their federal counterpart, West Virginia’s (HB 4012) would allow the state to substantially burden...
The State RFRA Bill Tracker is Back!

The State RFRA Bill Tracker is Back!

Written by Don Byrd Many state legislatures are back in session this month and that means the usual influx of religion-related bills, including some efforts to enact or amend state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA). In 2015, I created a page to track the many...
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...