The Court and the Classroom: How the Supreme Court’s Redefinition of Marriage Affects Religious Schools
The recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which redefines marriage for legal purposes is a landmark decision that has wide-ranging implications for religious liberty.
Join Family Research Council as we explore how this decision will particularly affect religious schools and affiliated institutions in a special webcast program on July 23, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
You’ll hear from legal experts, education leaders, and a member of Congress as they equip you for the road ahead for religious education in light of Obergefell v. Hodges.
- Travis Weber, Esq. — Director, Center for Religious Liberty, Family Research Council
- Greg Baylor, Esq. — Senior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom
- Maureen Van Den Berg — Policy Analyst, American Association of Christian Schools
- Jamison Coppola — Legislative Director, American Association of Christian Schools
- Kim Colby, Esq. — Director, Center for Law & Religious Freedom, Christian Legal Society
- William W. Kirk, Esq. — VP for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Ave Maria University
- Dr. Samuel “Dub” Oliver — President, Union University
- Dr. Bill Thierfelder — President, Belmont Abbey College
- Dr. Albert Mohler — President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah)
Legal resources from our allies containing simple steps to maximize protection:
- “Protecting Your Ministry” from Alliance Defending Freedom
- “5 Simple Steps to Protect Your School” from Liberty Institute
Opinion pieces by Family Research Council staff which will help familiarize the reader with the general contours of the debate and cultural arguments:
- “Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Tax Exempt Status of Educational Institutions” by FRC’s Travis Weber
- “The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Isn’t an Excuse to Attack Churches” by FRC’s Rob Schwarzwalder
This will be a Live Webcast
Register for this event HERE
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