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Does Your Religious Freedom Come from the Constitution?

If you said “Yes,” the Founding Fathers might not agree with you, according to a growing number of religious freedom advocates August 18, 2017

By: Stephanie N. Taub, Counsel 2017James Wilson Institute Fellows stand with Institute Founder and Director Professor Hadley Arkes. Stephanie Taub, Counsel at First Liberty, is in the first row, second from the left, next to Professor Arkes. Editor’s Note: Stephanie Taub, Counsel for First Liberty Institute and a graduate of

Untwisting “Separation of Church and State”

History shows that America’s founders sought to separate the church and state as institutions, not separate religion from society. July 20, 2017

If you ask many Americans what guarantees are included in the First Amendment, there’s a good chance you’ll hear “the separation of church and state.” We usually hear this phrase—or the First Amendment’s ban on national religious establishments—as justification for why legislative invocations, veterans memorials that contain traditional imagery and