Disagreements remain after release of final contraceptive mandate rules

From BJC staff reports, with reporting from Religion News Service and Associated Baptist Press
The Obama administration issued final rules June 28 regarding employer-provided birth control coverage under the nation’s health care law.

From the July/August 2013 Report from the Capital

Appeals court OKs pastor’s suit against Oklahoma license plate

By Greg Horton, Religion News Service
A Methodist pastor of a suburban Oklahoma City church is suing the state, claiming its license plate image of a Native American shooting an arrow into the sky violates his religious liberty.

From the July/August 2013 Report from the Capital

Remembering the bootleg preacher

By J. Brent Walker, BJC Executive Director
When that self-described “bootleg preacher,” Will Campbell, died June 3, heaven became richer and the earth poorer.

From the July/August 2013 Report from the Capital

Survey examines knowledge of the First Amendment

From BJC Staff Reports
One-third of Americans say the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees, according to a survey released July 16.

From the July/August 2013 Report from the Capital