RFRA is increasingly being used as a tool of defendants on both sides of the political aisle when their conduct is motivated by their religious beliefs.
A letter sent by a leading civil rights organization calls for an investigation into allegations made by immigrant detainees of widespread religious liberty violations while in custody.
More than 120 lawmakers have signed on as co-sponsors of the Freedom of Religion Act, which is supported by several nonprofit organizations including the BJC.
The government does not violate church-state separation by hiring religious organizations to provide residential care to unaccompanied minors who enter the U.S., according to a federal court in California.
The facts of Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Travel Ban cases are wildly different. But is there inconsistency between the rulings? A new column by Eliot Mincburg argues yes.