The Thomas More Society is a Chicago-based not-for-profit, national public interest law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family and religious liberty. Special counsel Peter Breen testified before the Indiana House of Representatives in 2015 on behalf of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. For interview requests, contact Tom Ciesielka.
Kira Schlesinger is a priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tenn., and author of Pro-Choice and Christian: Reconciling Faith, Politics and Justice. She wrote about sexual harassment in the church after the Harvey Weinstein accusations were published.
Lifewatch is the quarterly newsletter published by the Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality (TUMAS), which was founded in 1987 with the goal of promoting pro-life thought within the United Methodist Church and providing support for abortion-prevention activities. Lifewatch is edited by the Rev. Paul T. Stallworth, who lives in Whiteville, N.C.
Scott Waller is an associate professor of political science at Biola University in La Mirada, Calif. He is a frequent commentator on religion and politics and evangelicals in local and national media.
John Stemberger is president and general counsel of Florida Family Action, a conservative evangelical advocacy group. In an essay for CNN, he wrote that, if elected, Donald Trump would be “the most immoral and ungodly person ever to be president of the United States.”
The Executive Council Committee on Science, Technology and Faith is a committee of the Episcopal Church charged with to identifying, exploring and recommending policies to the church on emerging issues in science and technology and their implications for Christian faith, life, and practice. Rev. Alistair So is the chair.
The Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith is a program of the Presbyterian Church (USA) that promotes the study, understanding and discussion of science and technology on the church’s theology, worship, practice and moral actions. It is based in Dubuque, Iowa. Rev. James B. Miller is president.
Thomas Peters started and runs the American Papist blog and works with Catholic Vote. He speaks about Catholicism and politics, pro-life issues and pro-family activism, the future of social media and youth activism.
Religious freedom has become the broad catchphrase at the heart of today’s biggest culture war issues. Witness the latest dust-ups over Religious Freedom Restoration Act legislation in these two states.