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Religious Freedom in the Time of COVID-19

Some churches agree that governments have power to restrict religious freedom during a global pandemic, but they’ve pushed for clarity and precision in the governments’ approach.
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You Might Have the Right to Gather, But You Can Choose Otherwise

You might have the right to gather in person with your religious community during an uncontrolled pandemic, but you also have the freedom to act in the interest of our country as a whole. Exercise your rights responsibly.
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Faith, freedom in action in troubled times – like now

Faith-in-action in times of trouble is nothing new in America. It is at least as old as the First Amendment that supports it.
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