We have too much invested in RFRA to allow one decision to prompt an emasculation of that important protection for religious liberty.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 15 August 2014 18:48

BJC breaks down Hobby Lobby ruling

Leaders of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty say a 1993 federal law to bolster religious liberty is too important to be undone by a single ruling by the Supreme Court.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 31 July 2014 15:18

When government spies on religion

Congregants are afraid to participate in religious activities because of informants — in America.

Published in Commentaries

Meggan Sommerville, a frame-shop manager at a Hobby Lobby store in Aurora, Ill., is suing the company for discrimination.

Published in Social Issues

Why a non-triumphal, ministry-focused Cooperative Baptist Fellowship matters in a polarized age. 

If the Southern Baptist owners of Hobby Lobby really cared about religious freedom, they would stop doing business with China, a faith-and-culture writer says. Southern Baptists’ top expert on religious-liberty concerns countered that buying from foreigners isn’t the same as denying liberty to U.S. citizens.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 18:18

ERLC pays tribute to Hobby Lobby owners

The Green family has been named recipient of the 2014 John Leland Religious Liberty Award presented by the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

Published in Organizations

Advocates for church-state separation are monitoring a new high school Bible curriculum being beta-tested in an Oklahoma school district.

Published in Social Issues

The now-famous Hobby Lobby case finally has been argued before the Supreme Court, with a decision expected in June. Their claim, on balance, should be denied.

Monday, 17 March 2014 15:09

Saying goodbye to Christian America

The ultimate Christian social ethics issue may be the fact of declining Christian cultural power – and its fallout. This is the context within which every particular moral issue is contested. 

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