By Gregory W. Hamilton – Repealing the Johnson Amendment is not about "free speech." It is about giving politicians tax-deductible donations and endorsements in return for power.
Church and State
By Bill Cork – It will be our fear, the fear we see around us today, that will be our undoing.
Contrary to Trump's representation, the voices of individual church members, or even church employees, have not "been taken away." Instead, they may independently advocate for or against any candidates of their choosing, but they cannot use their houses of worship as vehicles for doing so.
On August 3, 2016, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider a bill that religious groups fear would make it difficult for faith-based colleges and universities to operate in a manner consistent with their beliefs.
The California legislature is considering two bills that would make it difficult for religious colleges and universities to discriminate on the basis of gender identity.
Donald Trump evades questions about whether employers should have right to discriminate on basis of religion and the tax-exempt status of religious organizations.
Unaffordable Luxury: A Brief Summary of Justice Scalia's Free Exercise and Establishment Clause Legacy
In an effort to understand the longest-serving Justice's influence and the importance of his replacement, here is a brief survey of how Scalia decided in several key cases.
When the religious beliefs of a government official conflict with the civil rights of citizens, who has the power and who wins?
Even though the Court has granted accommodation requested by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, eliminating an independent judiciary is the real target.
Davis has made a decision according to her conscience, has had the willingness to not only follow it through, but also to go to jail for it. I am surprisingly both outraged by and sympathetic to her plight. I would love to talk about the legal ramifications of what she is doing (and I still might do that briefly), but tonight my mind turns primarily to the spiritual consequences of Davis's actions.