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...
Roundup of Masterpiece Cakeshop Analysis/Coverage

Roundup of Masterpiece Cakeshop Analysis/Coverage

Written by Don Byrd Yesterday’s much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop was a victory for plaintiff Jack Phillips. As I detailed in my post about the decision, however, the opinion – relying on facts specific to Phillips’ case,...
BJC, UCC File Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Colorado Baker’s Case

BJC, UCC File Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Colorado Baker’s Case

Written by Don Byrd Later this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a difficult and highly anticipated case thatĀ couldĀ have a significant religious liberty impact. The Court will determine...