In his speech accepting the Republican nomination for Presidency on August 30th, Mitt Romney stated: “I will guarantee America’s first freedom – freedom of religion.”
In the United States, freedom of religion is a constitutionally guaranteed right provided in religion clauses of the First Amendment. Freedom of religion is also closely associated with separation of church and state, a concept advocated by Thomas Jefferson.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights. The amendment prohibits the making of any law respecting an [...]READ MORE »