Judge Kavanaugh’s record on religious freedom is both thin and concerning, so we’re glad that senators asked the Supreme Court nominee about his views regarding the separation of religion and government. Senator Mazie Hirono even asked one of the exact questions Interfaith Alliance has been asking in the “We Have Questions” campaign since Kavanaugh was first nominated! The questions, however, were asked as a part of a confirmation process that is anything but politics as usual. This week we’ll hear State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy speak with attorney, activist and author Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson about what happened in the hearing room, what Kavanaugh had to say about religious freedom and how the process seems to have broken down. Jay once clerked for Judge Merrick Garland.
Hear the full September 8, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.