Religious Freedom Denied
- An Open Letter to the Religious Community. Gaffney, Edward McGlynn; Laycock, Douglas; McConnell, Michael W. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p44
Endorses the proposed U.S. Religious Freedom Restoration Act and urges the U.S. religious community to support it as well. Impact of the Supreme Court's decision in Employment Division v. Smith on religious liberty; Reservations about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Concern about the...
- CHURCH, STATE, AND PEYOTE. Neuhaus, Richard John // National Review;6/11/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on the decision of the United States Supreme Court on the case "Employment Division v. Smith." Question as to whether ingesting peyote constitutes the free exercise of religion; Rationale set forth in Justice Antonin Scalia's majority opinion; Details of the case; Standard procedure in...
- Religious Regulation and the Courts: Documenting the Effects of the Smith and RFRA. Adamczyk, Amy; Wybraniec, John; Finke, Roger // Journal of Church & State;Spring2004, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p237
Presents information on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the 1990 religious case Employment Division versus Smith on religious freedom exercise in the U.S. History of the court decision on Employment Division versus Smith case; Influence of the Religious Freedom Restoration...
- Religious exercise: How free? Meese III, Edwin // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter92, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p160
Discusses the results of the Supreme Court case `Employment Division of Oregon vs. Smith.' Whether Congress should pass legislation overruling the Supreme Court's decision; Views on religious freedom.
- The Free Exercise Clause as a rule about rules. Harrison, John // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter92, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p169
Discusses the results of the Supreme Court case `Employment Division of Oregon vs. Smith.' Whether Congress should pass legislation overruling the Supreme Court's decision; Views on religious freedom; Opinions on the Free Exercise Clause; Section 1, and Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Should Congress pass legislation restoring the broader interpretation of free exercise of religion? McConnell, Michael W. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter92, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p180
Discusses whether Congress should pass legislation restoring the broader interpretation of free exercise of religion. Results of the Supreme Court case `Employment Division of Oregon vs. Smith'; Interpretations of the First Amendment; Opinions about the Free Exercise Clause.
- Abridging the Free Exercise Clause. Wood Jr., James E. // Journal of Church & State;Autumn90, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p741
Editorial. Examines the US Supreme Court's decision in `Employment Division of Oregon v. Smith', in which it declared that `compelling interest' test in adjudicating the Free Exercise Clause is a `luxury' that the nation can no longer afford. Decision seen as the major single church-state...
- Employment Division v. Smith: A giant step backwards in... Austin, Randy T. // Brigham Young University Law Review;1991, Vol. 1991 Issue 3, p1331
Examines the case `Employment Division v. Smith' and its effect on the constitutional right to free exercise of religion. Historical importance of religion; Details on the Supreme Court's treatment of the Free Exercise Clause; Constitutional approach to free exercise; Religious freedom seen as a...
- Are Smith and Hialeah reconcilable? Alexander, Larry, // Constitutional Commentary;Winter96, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p285
Discusses the relevance of the ruling in the case of `Employment Division of Oregon versus Smith' and the ban by the citizens of Hialeah, Florida on the Santerian sect's practice of sacrificing chickens. Paradigm case of a law of general applicability; Ruling that the Free Exercise Clause does...