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  • Lankford, Moore amplify separation of church & state

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (8 months ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Two Southern Baptists -- one a U.S. senator and the other a convention entity head -- said on Religious Freedom Day the idea of "separation of church and state" entails freedom -- rather than limitations -- to Americans in the practice of their faith.

    Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, co-wrote "The Real Meaning of the Separation of Church and State" for the celebration Tuesday (Jan. 16) of the country's heritage of religious freedom. Time magazine published the article online. Read More

  • First Amendment upheld in Ky. Court of Appeals

    by Myriah Snyder/Western Recorder, posted Monday, May 15, 2017 (one year ago)

    In an apparent victory for religious liberty in the marketplace, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 on May 12 in favor of a Lexington, Ky., T-shirt company's refusal to print gay pride shirts in 2012. Read More