As the new year starts, the Baptist Joint Committee Don Byrd suggest five church-state stories that bear watching in 2019, including prayer, a memorial cross, state legislation, religious exemption from nondiscrimination laws and foster care discrimination.
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Laws passed in six states during 2017 and 2018, mostly sponsored by legislative prayer caucuses in about 30 states, were inspired by the foundation’s 2017 manual known as Project Blitz, a 116-page guide for state legislators listing 20 model bills that sponsors claim will protect religious
Springfield — Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation June 12 to strengthen the state's commitment to a brighter future for some of Missouri's most vulnerable children."It is our responsibility to provide safe and nurturing environments for abused and neglected children," Blunt said. "The legislation I signed