Religion Freedom and the First Amendment
Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex… read more
Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Michelle Boorstein Correspondent Washington Post
- Charles C. Haynes Director Newseum->Religious Freedom Education Project
- Daniel Mach Director American Civil Liberties Union->Freedom of Religion and Belief Program
- Anthony R. Picarello Jr. Associate General Secretary U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops->Policy and Advocacy
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