Your First Freedom, Religious Liberty
Freedom of religion is the first promise to Americans in the Bill of Rights. Being first puts it in a position of prominence. It should always be a first consideration in any reasonable and balanced legislation, and court.
Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;…
In a national survey testing U.S. citizens’ knowledge of their First Amendment freedoms, the First Ammendment Center concluded very few Americans could name even one. (WOW recognizes a comprehensive liberty curriculum in public edcucation as a beginning solution, referenced in “Faith Through the Sieve of Education,” to this famine of knowlege. ) When the citizenry does not even know their “first right” and its special position of prominence, confusion over rights is one result. The link below tells Baronelle Stutzman’s story,owner of Arlene’s Flowers and her hope of the court’s recognition to her right of conscience. Please watch her story and pass it on.