Report from the Capital is our flagship magazine to help you stay current on religious liberty news.

January/February 2018

The first Report from the Capital of 2018 is here! This issue examines the problems with federal disaster relief given to religious institutions. We commemorate Executive Director Amanda Tyler’s one year anniversary at the BJC, and we welcome two new staff members and two interns.

Together, in 2018
Natural disasters don’t justify government funding
New FEMA funding policy problematic

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March/April 2018

Get a recap of Dr. Charles C. Haynes’ presentations for the 2018 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State in this edition. Plus, BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler looks at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and religious liberty, General Counsel Holly Hollman examines what divides us and what can unite us, and more.

Shurden Lectures 2018: Follow your conscience and raise your voice
Dr. King and religious liberty
New threats to religious liberty require new efforts to build a stronger vision

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May/June 2018

In a special edition focused on standing up for others, Amanda Tyler reviews the latest Executive Order that undercuts key protections, Holly Hollman reviews the oral arguments in the Trump v. Hawaii case, Baptists and Muslims change the conversation at a national dialogue, and more. 

New Executive Order undercuts key protections
Religious liberty and the travel ban
Baptists and Muslims change the conversation at national dialogue

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July/August 2018

This edition reviews the Supreme Court decisions in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case and Trump v. Hawaii (the travel ban case). Plus, Amanda Tyler shares lessons from history, Holly Hollman reviews the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, and the next generation of religious liberty advocates takes the stage at the RLC Luncheon. 

Change on the high court: Kennedy and Kavanaugh
A tour through history raises questions for our time
The next generation takes the stage at the Religious Liberty Council Luncheon

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September/October 2018

BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler looks at what unites us as we head toward the midterm elections, General Counsel Holly Hollman breaks down what we learned about Brett Kavanaugh’s church-state views before he was confirmed to the Supreme Court, Associate General Counsel Jennifer Hawks shares a religious liberty pilgrimage, the 2018 BJC Fellows reflect on their time in Colonial Williamsburg, and more.

Hearings reveal weak view of religious liberty
In Christ, there is no Democrat or Republican
A Rhode Island Pilgrimage

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November/December 2018

This edition includes a recap of Amanda Tyler’s testimony before Congress, a look at a new book from Holly Hollman on finding common ground amid contentious debates, updates on the BJC’s work speaking out against blasphemy laws and standing against anti-Semitism, Tyler on the BJC’s joyful calling, and a conversation with the Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins.

Tyler to Congress: We must attend to current religious liberty challenges
BJC and others speak out against blasphemy laws
A conversation with Aidsand Wright-Riggins

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