RFRA at 20: a retrospective

By K. Hollyn Hollman, BJC General Counsel
A Nov. 7 symposium, organized by the BJC and other groups, will use the occasion of the RFRA anniversary as an opportunity to reflect on the state of free exercise of religion in Americaby examining it in a number of contexts.

From the October 2013 Report from the Capital.

BJC names communications associate

From BJC Staff Reports
Jordan Edwards, a native of Kansas City, Mo., has joined the Baptist Joint Committee staff as the communications associate.

From the October 2013 Report from the Capital.

Seventh-day Adventist Church honors Walker, BJC

By Jordan Edwards, BJC Communications Associate
The Columbia Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church honored the work of the Baptist Joint Committee and Executive Director J. Brent Walker with the Adrian Westney Religious Liberty Award, recognizing “sustained and conspicuous advocacy of religious freedom.”

From the October 2013 Report from the Capital.

Abercrombie & Fitch to change ‘look policy,’ allow hijabs

By Omar Sacirbey, Religion News Service
Abercrombie & Fitch will change its “look policy” and allow employees to wear hijabs after a three-year legal battle with two Muslim women was settled out of court.

From the October 2013 Report from the Capital.