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Keith Ellison Just Beat Back a Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom

Original story at The Nation• 3 mentions • 2 weeks ago

The Nation 2 weeks ago

 
Can Democrats defend the most basic premises of the Bill of Rights in a Republican-controlled House that is run by hyper-partisan Speaker Paul Ryan and that, at Ryan’s direction, so frequently dances to the authoritarian tune of a Trump administration that disrespects and disregards the Constitution? Yes, they can. Congressman Keith Ellison just prevailed in a high-stakes struggle to defend freedom of religion as it is outlined in the First Amendment, and as it has been understood since Thomas Jefferson informed the Danbury Baptists that: “Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man & his ...
 
 
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