Court should uphold nondiscrimination in government contracts

BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman looks at the Fulton v. Philadelphia case, which is a legal clash over religious objections to same-sex marriage and nondiscrimination policies that protect the LGBTQ community being fought in a particularly sensitive arena: the government’s foster care system.

Providing notice of rights protects religious freedom

The newly proposed rule eliminating notice requirements for beneficiaries should be withdrawn.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.

The COVID-19 stimulus packages and houses of worship

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.”