Written by Don Byrd, these updates bring together the latest news impacting the conversation around religious freedom and the separation of church and state.
The BJC’s Holly Hollman was featured in an NPR story on the growing fracture in consensus over religious freedom in America today.
A Texas county commission voted to keep in place four crosses displayed at the courthouse after an church-state separation advocates urged their removal.
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.