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US Challenges and Success in Promoting Religious Freedom

Taken for granted by most Americans, the freedom to practice whatever religion one wants is an American value that the U.S. spends considerable effort exporting.  It begins with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which declares, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Advocating for that American value is a core objective of the U.S. government. “I so fundamentally believe that this is one of...

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