Ohio Senate Debates “Pastor Protection Act”

Ohio Senate Debates “Pastor Protection Act”

Written by Don Byrd A law designed to protect clergy from public accommodation laws, which passed the Ohio House earlier this year, has finally made it to the Ohio Senate floor for consideration. House Bill 36, the “Ohio Pastor Protection Act,” bars any...
State Legislatures Wrestle with Same-Sex Marriage Objectors

State Legislatures Wrestle with Same-Sex Marriage Objectors

Written by Don Byrd Earlier this week, I posted about the “Pastor Protection Act” that is making its way through the Georgia legislature. The bill purports to allow¬†clergy to refuse to perform marriage ceremonies that violate their religious beliefs. Of...