The number of religious freedom bills across the United States may give the impression that using the law to protect faith is a purely conservative pursuit. Well, it isn’t, says Brent Walker of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.
There has been a concerted effort from conservative politicians, religious groups, celebrities, and even the media to erase LGBT people from the story.
As former Utah senator Bob Bennett lay dying this spring, the staunchly conservative lawmaker voiced a final, unexpected wish: he wanted to apologize to Muslims for Donald Trump.
As calls increase to repeal HB2, dozens of religious leaders are expressing faith-based opposition to a law they say is discriminatory.
Jack Jenkins, senior religion reporter for ThinkProgress, and Zack Ford, ThinkProgress’ LGBT editor and an atheist, viewed the new film, “God’s Not Dead 2.” This is the conversation that followed.