Christianity and the public arena. While there have been important religious liberty victories at the Supreme Court, the court of public opinion often seeks ways to automatically belittle the issue at hand as destructive to the common good.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – In case you failed to notice literally every major corporation changing its logo to a rainbow hue, June is now upon us, and that means 30 days of religious-like devotion to the gods of sexuality and identity politics – what our cultural powerbrokers refer to as “Pride” month.
The last few days have been quite eventful concerning religious liberty and education in Kentucky. In rapid sequence, Gov. Andy Beshear issued guidance closing all schools in Kentucky, including private religious schools. Questions immediately arose, as did legal challenges, whether the Governor’s authority over legitimate areas like public health can extend to private education.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, Andrew Walker writes, is an opportunity "to reverse historic wrongs and injustices overseen by Supreme Court justices who acted as Philosopher-Kings instead of dispassionate interpreters of the Constitution."
Andrew T. Walker of the SBC's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission examines implications of the gay conversion therapy ban signed by N.J. Gov. Chris Christie.