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Religious Freedom Day

Religious Freedom Day 2016

Rev. Libby M. Grammer | Posted 01.18.2016 | Religion
Rev. Libby M. Grammer

My hope for the future of Christians involved in U.S. politics is that we are continually more thoughtful, and not less, and that we provide hope to nation and not more fear-based politicizing of every issue.

President Obama and Progressives: Christian Right Is Wrong About Religious Freedom

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

The idea of what religious freedom means is not a settled matter. But Clarkson offers a definition that allows progressives to reclaim religious liberty from conservative Christians who have perverted its meaning in service of theocratic agendas.

Why Atheists Value Religious Freedom Day

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 01.15.2016 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

The idea and character of religious freedom has changed over the years, and unfortunately the change has not always been for the better. But celebrations like Religious Freedom Day can remind us of the full nature of religious freedom.

Obama Issues Proclamation For Religious Freedom Day

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Religion

National Religious Freedom Day falls on January 16 every year in honor of the day the Virginia General Assembly adopted the Statute for Religious Free...

What Does Religious Freedom Mean?

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday to be Religious Freedom Day, but what does "religious freedom" mean? And do nonreligious people fit into the picture?

President Obama's Religious Freedom Day Proclamation

Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion

The White House issued the following proclamation from President Barack Obama on the occasion of Religious Freedom Day 2013: Foremost among the ri...

How Thomas Jefferson Set The Groundwork For The Separation Of Church And State

J. Brent Walker | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion
J. Brent Walker

Jefferson's radical Virginia statute created a vital marketplace for religion that must be based on voluntary belief, not government assistance.