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Government-Sponsored Religion, Religion in Public Life, Religion in Public Schools, Religious Right Research, Religious Symbols on Public Property

Ten years ago tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a so-called “Religious Freedom Amendment” sponsored by former Rep. Ernest “Jim” Istook of Oklahoma.

I remember the vote well. Americans United and its allies had mobilized a broad umbrella organization, the Coalition to Preserve Religious Liberty, to oppose Istook’s dangerous scheme. We worked on the issue for months.

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