The Baptist Joint Committee's J. Brent Walker recaps the biggest legal and organizational developments for the BJC — and anticipates more of the same in 2014.
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is more needed now than when it was enacted 20 years, ago, a Baptist church-state expert said at a symposium in Washington.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty argued against imposing sectarian prayers at government meetings that are attended by citizens with other faiths or no faith at all.
Dozens of religious, racial justice, civil rights and community-based organizations are calling for the government to investigate alleged police profiling of Muslims in New York City and elsewhere.
An upcoming Supreme Court case could clear up confusion over the government’s use of “legislative prayer” at public meetings.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, the only faith-based agency devoted solely to religious liberty and the institutional separation of church and state, elected new leaders at a board meeting Oct. 7-8 in Washington.
Official prayer at local government meetings violates the First Amendment and demeans genuine faith, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty says in a brief filed Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court.
A Washington-based religious-liberty advocacy and education organization is turning to a 2013 McAfee School of Theology graduate to help build support among younger Baptists.
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