Blog from the Capital
Written by Don Byrd, the Baptist Joint Committee’s Blog from the Capital informs readers of daily events impacting the debate on church-state separation. If you use an RSS reader, click here to access and connect with the blog’s RSS feed. You can also follow Byrd on Twitter at @BJCblog.
A federal court in Colorado ruled against a business owner who sought to post publicly her intention to refuse custom websites for same-sex couples planning weddings.
A new school voucher system recently signed into law in Florida will send tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to fund private school tuition, including religious education.
The Texas Senate passed a bill that claims to protect religious liberty, but is raising concerns and questions about its purpose and whether it is necessary.
A trio of Amazon employees in Minnesota claims the company perpetuates a hostile work environment for Muslim employees in a complaint filed with the EEOC.
Vice President Mike Pence, in a commencement address at Liberty University, warned graduates that they are entering a world of persecution, violence, and ridicule directed at Christians.
Georgia this week became the latest in a string of states across the country authorizing school districts to offer classes on the Old and New Testament.
A new federal lawsuit filed claims a Bible included in a display at a Veterans hospital violates religious liberty protections of the First Amendment and should be removed.
Is city property the right place to fly a religious flag? What if the city allows others to temporarily fly their own secular flags on city property?
During remarks at the White House earlier today, President Trump announced a new rule that addresses religious exemptions for health care providers.
It takes a special amount of hubris to believe and proclaim that God is on your side of political disputes, let alone that your political party or candidate enjoys God’s endorsement.
In discussing the USCIRF’s annual report on the state of religious freedom around the world, one commissioner described China’s conscience violations as “in a category all by itself”
The National Day of Prayer is an unnecessary designation. People of faith don’t need the government telling us when and how to pray. And people of no faith don’t need the government picking sides.