What will 2020 bring to the faith beat?
Ian Thompson is a senior legislative representative for the American Civil Liberties Union. He leads outreach to lawmakers on issues such as LGBTQ rights, HIV and sex education.
Rep. Chris D. Stewart is a Republican congressman from Utah. He is the lead sponsor of the Fairness for All Act, which tries to balance religious freedom protections with LGBTQ rights. Arrange an interview through Madison Shupe.
Tim Schultz is the president of the 1st Amendment Partnership, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy organization that works to expand religious freedom protections at the federal and state levels. Arrange an interview through Kerry Troup.
Tyler Deaton serves as senior adviser to the American Unity Fund, a politically conservative LGBTQ rights advocacy organization. He partners with Republican lawmakers to promote nondiscrimination protections.
Rep. David Cicilline is a Democratic congressman from Rhode Island. He is the lead sponsor of the Equality Act, which aims to add sexual orientation- and gender identity-based protections to federal civil rights law.
Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons is the associate director of ReThink Media’s Rights and Inclusion Collaborative. He is the author of a forthcoming book on politically liberal Christians.
Justin Giboney is an attorney, political strategist and co-founder of the And Campaign, an organization that aims to increase and improve Christian political engagement.
Today, as in the past, religious groups are divided over how people of faith should respond to the threat of impeachment.