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.
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.
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.