Family Research Council

Domestic Religious Freedom

Family Research Council believes that religious liberty—the freedom to hold religious beliefs of one’s own choosing and to live in accordance with those beliefs—is an inherent human right. Religious belief is of the utmost importance because it informs our deepest convictions about God, the world, and ourselves. The American Founders understood the importance of religious liberty and ensured that it was protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. All people have the right to bring their religious beliefs into the public square. Churches, private organizations, public servants, and other individuals have the right to proclaim their faith in public settings and to bring their religiously-informed moral values to bear in all aspects of public life, including public policy decisions.

Featured Resources On Domestic Religious Freedom

Restrictions on Religious Freedom During the Coronavirus Crisis
How the “Equality Act” Is Actually Unequal, Unfair, and Unjust
Rebels Without A Clause: When Senators Run Roughshod Over the "No Religious Test" Clause of the U.S. Constitution
One Year Later: The Impact of President Trump's Executive Order Protecting Religious Liberty
The Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act: Ensuring a Free Marketplace of Adoption Providers
Religious Freedom and National Security
Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in the United States
Religious Liberty and the Wedding Vendor Cases
It Is Time for Churches to Reopen: Theological and Legal Implications of Unfair Restrictions on Churches

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