Bonnie Pritchett

Bonnie is a correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and the University of Texas School of Journalism. Bonnie resides with her family in League City, Texas.

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Georgia settles with doctor in religious freedom case

Religious Liberty | Eric Walsh sued because the state fired him after asking for copies of his sermons
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 2/10/17, 03:48 pm

The state of Georgia settled a discrimination lawsuit brought against it by a physician-preacher who accused the state of firing him for his religious speech outside the workplace. The state, which had demanded Eric Walsh turn over his sermons as evidence, awarded the former employee $225,000 in damages.

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Leaked executive order offers religious liberty protections

Religious Liberty | Trump administration officials insist the draft is one of several the president is considering
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 2/02/17, 05:28 pm

An alleged draft of a presidential executive order leaked to the media Wednesday urges “respect” for religious freedom and prohibits the federal government from taking “adverse action” against federal employees or contractors for acting or speaking in accordance with their religious convictions.

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Church of England bishops affirm orthodox marriage

Marriage | While urging ‘support’ for LGBT community, leaders stand behind doctrine of heterosexual unions
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 1/30/17, 05:18 pm

Critics on both sides of the theological divide regarding sex and marriage are criticizing a Church of England House of Bishops report reaffirming the doctrine of one-man-one-woman marriage. The bishops will present the non-binding report to the General Synod next month. 

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