Religious Freedom In The United States

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Religious freedom is not being infringed upon in fact in this day and age that the older population of the United States are trying knowingly or not knowingly taking away the right that where given and allotted to each and every citizen under the constitution and the list may be small but it encompasses a large number of people. There are those religious leaders that are in high positions of authority that are deeming it ok to take away the right of citizens, for example during a live press conference a bishop stated these words. “It is a terrible thing when a once-noble phrase gets beaten to a meaningless pulp. The time has now come to rescue the phrase "religious freedom" from its abusers. In the writings and speeches of Catholic bishops and evangelical leaders in recent months, "religious freedom" has come to mean something close to its opposite”.…show more content…
As previously stated before with the ever growing power of the church and depth of which it extends into the personal matters of the everyday person’s life is becoming very dangerous. Take, for instance, the claims that The United States was founded on Christian values or The United States was founded as a Christian nation. Look at the 1796 treaty with Tripoli, crafted under Washington presidency and signed into law by Adams. The Establishment of the United States of America is not in any sense founded upon the Christian religion. Yet today, one has only to turn on any cable news channel to hear incendiary rhetoric, cloaked in distorted religious piety, being spewed at the American
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