What are Christians to make of religious liberty? The free exercise of religion is one of the hallmarks of the American Constitution, enshrined alongside speech, assembly, petitioning the government, and freedom of the press, as a way of creating space for religion within American life—however checkered that history of equal protection might be.
The clash between “religious freedom versus LGBT rights” may best be framed as an issue of pluralism: now that our society harbors these opposed views about marriage and sexuality, will—should—the freedom of religion protect the dissenting view?
Considering religious freedom within the context of politics is important because of its implications on individuals, organizations, and society overall.
After the recent measles outbreak in the United States, here are the legal facts and opinions on the implications of refusing vaccinations.