religious freedom

Evangelical, Muslim, Jewish. It’s time we all renew our commitment to religious freedom.

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Religious freedom can be a divisive issue, but it’s important. My group is renewing our commitment to the First Amendment, by signing this charter.
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Muslim-Jewish solidarity in the face of hate

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Our attention should stay focused on solidarity efforts — efforts that we have to celebrate and amplify so that, in time, they drown out the hate.
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“To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance”

Portrait by Gilbert Stuart, March 1797

In a series of letters written in 1790, George Washington reassured Quakers, Catholics, Baptists and Jews that they would be safe under a government committed to religious freedom.
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Religious Accommodation as Dignified Work

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Religious accommodation is a crucial element in assuring a dignified future for all, regardless of faith.
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The Politics of Religion in American Public Schools

Can education about Islam—and religion in general—move beyond platitudes on 9/11 toward a more robust education about the role of religion in social, political and cultural life?
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Sessions’s (and my) remarks at the DOJ Religious Liberty Summit

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The Department of Justice held a Religious Liberty Summit where Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of the Religious Liberty Task Force.
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Religious Freedom Center Experts Featured in Times, Post

Founding director Charles Haynes and senior scholar Asma Uddin spoke Wednesday on critical issues impacting religious freedom.
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Religious Freedom Center Hosts “Masterpiece Cakeshop” Moot Court

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Lawyers from the Alliance Defending Freedom and the American Civil Liberties Union debated a landmark religious freedom case that will be brought before the Supreme Court in December.
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Religious Freedom Center Working to Promote Study of Religion

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See recent press coverage of the new guidelines on teaching religion in public schools, co-developed by the RFC and now part of the National Council for the Social Studies’ official curriculum.
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Religious Studies Recognized as Essential Part of K-12 Education

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Today the National Council for the Social Studies announced that it has added religious studies to its social studies curriculum.
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