Casey Mattox of the Alliance Defending Freedom joins Andrew and Matt to discuss the Houston religious liberty fiasco and the SCOTUS non-decisions. Also, we discuss the California churches being forced to pay for abortions and The Hitching Post in Idaho.
- Houston, we have a Constitution – Russell Moore
- Why Not Just Hand the Sermons Over? – Russell Moore
- Houston’s problems with the First Commandment and the First Amendment – Andrew Walker
- Three reasons that Houston’s subpoenas are a big deal – Matt Bowman, ADF
- #4Houston5: Stand with Houston pastors – ERLC
- Baptist leaders sign letter to Houston mayor – ERLC
- Mayor Parker: Reuniting divided Baptists since 2014 – @mthawk
- California’s abortion insurance mandate spotlights the Left’s 40-year devolution on conscience – Casey Mattox
- Churches forced to cover abortion file federal complaint against Calif. agency – ADF
- Seven things all churches should have in their bylaws (PDF) – ADF
- Should Christian marriage chapels be legal? Should they even exist? – Russell Moore and Andrew Walker via The Gospel Coalition
Casey Mattox serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom. His litigation efforts focus on sanctity of human life issues, including waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars by the abortion industry. Prior to serving with ADF, Mattox litigated for the Christian Legal Society Center for Law & Religious Freedom, as well as the Rutherford Institute, and clerked for Justice Champ Lyons of the Alabama Supreme Court. Mattox earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and numerous federal courts.
Andrew Walker (@andrewtwalk, Ph.D. candidate, Ethics and Public Policy, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves the ERLC as Director of Policy Studies. His responsibilities include policy and cultural analysis, policy communication, content production and coalitions. Andrew came to the ERLC from The Heritage Foundation in August 2013. He is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Matthew Hawkins (@mthawk) serves as Coalitions Director for the ERLC, working with other groups in Washington, D.C., to achieve common objectives. He is presently studying ethics and public affairs at George Mason University.