A roundup of recent local stories from around the country related to religious liberty: New lawsuits in Texas and South Carolina; a discrimination ordinance gets a controversial change in a Kentucky town; and a Sikh bus driver gets justice after ten years of harassment on the job.
A Texas county commission voted to keep in place four crosses displayed at the courthouse after an church-state separation advocates urged their removal.
The Texas Senate passed a bill that claims to protect religious liberty, but is raising concerns and questions about its purpose and whether it is necessary.
Written opinions in two recent and seemingly conflicting U.S. Supreme Court rulings in execution chamber cases may signal more to come in that area, according to the BJC’s Amanda Tyler.
Refusing a condemned inmate’s request to receive spiritual comfort at the moment of death is no way to advance the cause of religious liberty.