Grief, Prayers Following Deadly Attack on Texas Churchgoers

Grief, Prayers Following Deadly Attack on Texas Churchgoers

Written by Don Byrd Once again, a gunman has terrorized a church congregation, this time killing 26 and wounding 20 who gathered for worship at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday. My heart breaks for the families of victims, who ranged in age...
Will the U.S. Supreme Court Take Another Government Prayer Case?

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Take Another Government Prayer Case?

Written by Don Byrd Earlier this week, the American Humanist Association (AHA) filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal in a case involving opening invocations at a school board meeting. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in March that...
Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Written by Don Byrd Here is a brief update on state legislation I have been following here on the BJCblog. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that allows child-placement agencies to refuse to provide service “under circumstances that conflict...