This report discusses how the Department of Justice’s guidance opens the door to an extreme rewriting of the concept of religious liberty. The guidance — and the numerous agency rules, enforcement actions, and policies that it is influencing — will shift the balance of individual religious protections across the federal government toward a new framing that allows religious beliefs to be used as a weapon against minority groups.
Civil Rights and Discrimination | Law | Religion Law
Center for Gender & Sexuality Law
Sharita Gruberg, Frank J. Bewkes, Elizabeth R. Platt, Katherine M. Franke & Claire Markham,
Religious Liberty for a Select Few,
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