Baptist Joint Committee ( Baptist Joint Committee )

Baptist Joint Committee

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Primarily an education and advocacy organization, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty is a leading voice in Washington, D.C., fighting to uphold the historic Baptist principle of religious freedom. It stands guard at the intersection of church and state, defending the first freedom of the First Amendment by protecting both the free exercise of religion and defending against its establishment by government.

Baptist Joint Committee press release, blog etc

04/25/2018 - 06:23 Travel ban is unconstitutionally based in religious animus
04/03/2018 - 09:03 Leading religious freedom attorney Holly Hollman has been named the recipient of the 16th Annual Religious Liberty Dinner National Award
03/20/2018 - 20:19 BJC: Churches can breathe a sigh of relief that omnibus bill does not repeal Johnson Amendment
02/26/2018 - 06:43 Mercer University to Host Baptist Joint Committees Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State in Atlanta and Macon
12/15/2017 - 08:54 BJC responds to removal of language that would have undermined the protections of the Johnson Amendment
12/05/2017 - 13:42 Religious groups: Baker not entitled to religious exemption from state law regulating commerce
11/09/2017 - 13:16 Baptist leader says tax bill headed to the House floor now even worse for houses of worship and the charitable sector
11/09/2017 - 11:01 Religious holidays and public schools are focus of 2018 BJC essay scholarship contest
11/02/2017 - 12:09 Baptists say tax bill will deform not reform the tax law that protects houses of worship
10/31/2017 - 09:24 Brief says diversity of religious beliefs is protected in the commercial context by public accommodations laws
10/06/2017 - 14:55 BJC statement on DOJ memorandum regarding religious liberty law
09/27/2017 - 15:05 Baptist Joint Committee announces 2017 essay contest winners
08/16/2017 - 11:29 FAITH LEADERS TO CONGRESS: PROTECT THE JOHNSON AMENDMENT
07/27/2017 - 18:05 BJC statement on nomination of Sam Brownback as international religious freedom ambassador
07/12/2017 - 22:54 BJC says funding bill will expose houses of worship to political pressure
06/26/2017 - 17:14 Baptist group: SCOTUS decision undermines religious liberty protections, adds confusion to law
05/04/2017 - 12:09 BJC: Executive Order does not advance religious liberty
04/19/2017 - 07:18 BJC: Supreme Court should rule against Trinity Lutheran Church to protect religious liberty