While affirming the important distinction between public and private institutions, the seemingly simple holding in the Espinoza case masks a more significant shift in the law.
The newly proposed rule eliminating notice requirements for beneficiaries should be withdrawn. The rule shows a fundamental disregard for vulnerable recipients of government aid who cannot be expected to know the boundaries of religious liberty in this context.
BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman reviews the COVID-19 stimulus packages and questions houses of worship should consider. “We know that many Baptists are concerned about the constitutionality and advisability of financial entanglements with the government, and rightly so.”
BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman offers analysis on the Fairness for All Act. “Conversations are crucial for all sides to understand our religious differences and find ways we can protect religious liberty for all.”
In the latest Hollman Report, Holly Hollman explains why fighting for religious freedom is so important to her, personally and professionally.
Holly Hollman reviews the Supreme Court ruling in the Bladenburg cross case–what the ruling allows and what it does not allow.