Freedom of Religion

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What is the meaning of religious freedom?

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There are two aspects to freedom of religion.  These are the freedom to do whatever you want in your religious practices and beliefs and the freedom from having the government impose a religion on you.  Both of these are parts of religious freedom as we conceive of it in the United States.

One aspect of religious freedom is “free exercise” of religion.  This means that the government cannot prevent you from...

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