September 23, 2014

Wesley J. Smith: Freedom of Worship’s Assault on Freedom of Religion

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- From the essay: Freedom of religion means the right to live according to one’s own faith, that is, to “manifest” our religion or belief in practice, both “in public or private,” without interference from the state. Strident secularism is on the march and freedom of religion is the target, with secularist warriors attempting to drive religious practice behind … [Read more...]

Freedom of religion devolves to an “anorexic freedom of worship”

Chuck Colson sounds the alarm about a shift in US policy first noticed by The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom in its 2010 annual report. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton replaced the term "freedom of religion" with "freedom of worship" in a December, 2009 speech at Georgetown University. President Obama first used "freedom of worship" while remarking on the Ft. Hood shooting … [Read more...]