The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court offered some good news in an Americans United case that challenged a town’s decision to issue taxpayer-funded grants to a house of worship. It ordered a preliminary injunction against using public money to restore a church’s stained-glass windows that feature religious imagery.
New Hampshire legislators are considering a bill that would create education savings accounts – aka, private school vouchers. Due to a lack of support – particularly because of its large price tag – legislators have been continuously narrowing the scope of this bill. But that isn’t enough; legislators need to kill it.
History is being written as we speak, and it’s important to appreciate the women who are continuing to leave their footprint on religious freedom in America. One of these women is Rana Abdelhamid, a community organizer and entrepreneur who empowers Muslim women.
The separation of church and state is the linchpin of religious liberty in our country. A state commission in Florida, however, wants to repeal the provisions in its state constitution that protect that freedom.
A Heritage Foundation-backed bill would create education savings accounts – otherwise known as private school vouchers – for military-connected students. Our public dollars should fund the public schools that serve the majority of our students, including our military-connected students.
Health care providers should always put patients first and providers’ religious beliefs should never dictate patient care. Now is the time to speak out against the Trump administration’s latest attack on health care and the fundamental protections for religious freedom.