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Federal Law Protections for Religious Liberty

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Controversial policy statement offering guidance for federal agencies from the Attorney General on interpreting religious liberty protections in federal law.  Offers 20 principles including “the freedom of religion extends to persons and organizations”, and “includes the right to act or abstain from action in accordance with one’s religious beliefs.”  From the Justice Department