Project Blitz is a playbook for the Christian Right: a package of 20 model bills included in a report assembled by a coalition of Christian Right group, as well as talking points and strategies for how to attain this legislative agenda. The bills range widely in content—from requiring public schools to display the national motto, “In God We Trust” (IGWT); to legalizing discrimination against LGBTQ people; to religious exemptions regarding women’s reproductive health. Project Blitz aims to undermine religious freedom for all Americans by promoting Christianity. The plan is to start with simple bills that promote Christianity and belief in God, then Project Blitz encourages legislators to pass more extreme bills aimed at changing the meaning of religious freedom entirely.

The Christian and business Right has been steadily building political, policy and legislative capacity in the states since the 1980s. Since 2016, a Christian Right state legislative campaign called Project Blitz has become part of this …

David Barton is an American evangelical author and conservative activist. He is the founder of Wallbuilders, a religious organization that claims the founding fathers never established a separation of church and state as defined in the constitution…