The Rev. Jack Graham leads Prestonwood Baptist Church, a Christian megachurch in Plano, Texas. He is a member of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory council and spoke out in support of Trump during the impeachment inquiry. Graham previously served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The Rev. Robert Jeffress is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas and a contributor to Fox News. He serves as one of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisers.
Mustafa Farooq serves as executive director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims.
Geoffrey Cameron directs the Baha’i Community of Canada’s public affairs office in Canada, managing the faith group’s relationship with government officials.
Rabbi Jack Moline is president of Interfaith Alliance in Washington, D.C., as well as an adjunct faculty member of the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Virginia Theological Seminary. He’s spent much of his career creating common ground between people of diverse religious and secular backgrounds and speaks out often on religious freedom issues and faith-related policies.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Ellen Wiebe is a clinical professor in the department of family practice at the University of British Columbia. She advocates for access to medically assisted suicide and, after Canada legalized the practice, developed an organization called Hemlock AID to help patients and doctors understand their rights.
What does it mean to establish a religion? This edition of ReligionLink is focused on a hotly contested and confusing piece of the First Amendment.
Renee de la Torre Castellanos studies religious history and anthropology at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology in Mexico City.