A proposed Labor Department rule that would allow federal contractors to discriminate in hiring for government-funded positions “is a harmful and unnecessary expansion of the existing religious exemption,” according to BJC in a public comment submitted in opposition earlier this week.
Proposed Labor Department rule would expand right of federally funded contractors to discriminate based on religion
This week, the Trump administration announced a new Labor Department rule that would broaden protections for employers who receive federal contracts to be able to hire and fire employees on the basis of the employer’s religious beliefs.
New policies issued by the Veterans Administration regarding religious displays at VA facilities suggests the Supreme Court’s Bladensburg Cross ruling is already having a substantive impact, less than two weeks later.
During remarks at the White House earlier today, President Trump announced a new rule that addresses religious exemptions for health care providers.
Education Secretary Refuses to Enforce Church-State Funding Protection After Trinity Lutheran Decision
Betsy Devos announced that the Education Department will no longer enforce provisions of federal law barring religious orgs from taxpayer funds for providing private school student services.