The Decline—and Fall?—of Religious Freedom in America

America’s “first freedom” is under attack from an ascendant cultural secularism. Christians are its first target, but Jews and Judaism may not be far behind.

A protestor holds balloons calling for religious freedom outside the US Supreme Court. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images.

A protestor holds balloons calling for religious freedom outside the US Supreme Court. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images.

Essay
Aug. 3 2015
About the author

Bruce Abramson is a principal at B2 Strategic, senior fellow and director at ACEK Fund, founder of the American Restoration Institute and the author of “American Restoration: Winning America’s Second Civil War.”


Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. —U.S. Constitution, First Amendment

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