After a video surfaced showing a volunteer coach leading a high school football team in prayer, Dawson County officials halted the practice, citing First Amendment concerns.
Legislation proposed in Georgia seeking to shield adoption and foster care agencies that refuse to provide services because of sincere religious beliefs has advanced out of committee.
A new school funding bill passed by the Illinois Legislature includes tax credits for private school tuition, including religious education.
A religious exemption provision was responsible for stalling an adoption services bill in Georgia. Similar controversial measures are advancing in other states.