To EACH Their Own (Religious Exemption)

Elise Helgesen Aguilar Legislative We have lately become all too familiar with demands for religious exemptions from the contraception coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Now, the Equitable Access to Care and Health (EACH) Act, H.R. 20 ... Read »

Governors Push for Private School Vouchers

Vanessa Wolbrink Legislative The public (63%) does not support private school vouchers: every time a voucher program has been put to a vote in the past 45 years, the voters have rejected it. Despite this disapproval, Governors around the country are tryin ... Read »

State RFRA Updates: Good News and Bad News

Vanessa Wolbrink Legislative The recent flood of state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bills continues. We oppose these bills because they could allow not just individuals, but also private corporations, to violate important laws—like non-d ... Read »

A Busy Week for Religious Freedom Bills in the States

Vanessa Wolbrink Legislative Several state legislatures are pushing Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bills, which many have dubbed “ licenses to discriminate.” These bills could allow people to disregard non-discrimination, public safety, and publ ... Read »

South Carolina Catastrophe

Vanessa Wolbrink Legislative Although the South Carolina legislature doesn’t officially convene until January 13 th, it has already pre-filed an onslaught of bills that could violate the separation of church and state. Education Senate Bill 24 would creat ... Read »