Jesus and “Religious Freedom Restoration”

downloadIn my last post, I looked at Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which I described as hostile to same-sex marriage and the LGBTQ community. There have been significant developments in Indiana and elsewhere since I wrote that piece, but for the moment I’d like to focus on a terrific post on this subject by friend-of-this-blog Anthony Le Donne.

Anthony’s post is a mostly favorable response to an article on Salon.com written by Rutgers University Professor Brittney Cooper. Like me, Professor Cooper is really teed off about “religious freedom restoration” laws. She describes herself as a practicing Christian, and she is “incensed” that others are pushing for the adoption of discriminatory laws “in the name of religious freedom.” Amen to that!

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