James Gottry, Esq. is the vice president for public policy at the James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI). He leads the effort to monitor current events and legislative measures that impact the institution of the family and culture, interpret them in light of the Bible, and provide appropriate strategies for response. Gottry’s writings on constitutional law, religious freedom, and cultural issues have appeared in publications like The Wall Street Journal and National Review. He has appeared on MSNBC and has been quoted by USA Today, NPR, Fox News, and others. He earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and is a member of the Arizona Bar Association.