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Lori Windham

Lori Windham is a senior counsel with the religious liberty advocacy group Becket. She has represented faith-based adoption agencies that, for religious reasons, don’t want to serve same-sex couples.

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Robin Fretwell Wilson

Robin Fretwell Wilson is director of the Family Law and Policy Program and Epstein Health Law and Policy Program at the University of Illinois College of Law, where she also teaches. Her latest book, released in 2018, is The Contested Place of Religion in Family Law.

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Gary Schaer

Assemblyman Gary Schaer is a democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly. In 2018, he sponsored legislation seeking to ensure that children up for adoption are placed with families who share their faith.

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Katy Perkins

Katy Perkins is a social worker in Dallas who specializes in adoption, domestic violence, LGBT issues and peace building. In 2017, as the Texas Legislature considered new regulations related to adoption, religion and same-sex couples, she co-wrote an article on the danger of allowing foster parents to force their religion on children.

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Emilie Kao

Emilie Kao is director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation. She specializes in legal conflicts related to religious freedom.

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Rob Schenck

The Rev. Rob Schenck is an ordained evangelical Christian minister and president of The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute in Washington, D.C. In response to rising gun violence, he is working to challenge evangelical support for gun ownership.

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Dave LaRock

Dave LaRock is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates. In 2018, he sponsored HB1180, which would have repealed a prohibition on carrying dangerous weapons, such as guns and knives, into houses of worship.

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