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Crossing the Line between Religion and State: Will Liberty Survive?
The framers of the Constitution -- committed to the free expression of all religions, or none at all -- constructed a wall to separate faith from government. Recently that wall has been breached, as the religious right has brazenly trespassed into public policy. Close to 2,000 faith groups are active in America. Why are we all answering to the beliefs of one? This issue of the NCJW Journal looks at the perils of compromising the First Amendment.by Reverend Barry Lynn | 16 Comments
The religious right wants to enshrine its theological beliefs in American law, threatening the separation of religion and state guaranteed by the First Amendment. Those who value constitutional protections cannot afford to be silent. by Suzanne Crowell | 5 Comments
Strategies that promote religion in public schools spell trouble for children still learning their ABCs. by Judy Waxman and Rachel Laser | 31 Comments
Be warned: The Workplace Religious Freedom Act could compromise the rights of workers, patients, clients, and customers. by Rabbi Uri Regev | 15 Comments
A noted rabbi explores the struggle to balance faith, government, and the religious rights of all Israelis.
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