There aren’t many things in this world that would make me get up at 3 am to take an early flight out to Washington, DC, on a cold and rainy day.    An invitation to speak before the prestigious Heritage Foundation yesterday was one of those few things.

I was asked to present our experiences and lessons learned in the victory over Senate Bill 344. This was legislation that sought to unnecessarily grant special rights for homosexual behaviors at the expense of religious freedom.   

 Speaking before their Religious Liberty Forum was somewhat intimidating as I looked around at a room of 50 policy leaders, attorneys and Capitol Hill staffers.  Many were experts whose work I had read and followed for years.  Gathered at Heritage’s office, which is almost literally in the shadow of the Capitol dome, I saw it as an opportunity to thank them for the work they do which supports state leaders and advocates all across the nation. Read More