TITLE

Polygamy, Peyote, and the Public Peace

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1990, Issue 6, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the constitutional right to the free exercise of religion in the U.S. in reference to the U.S. Supreme Court case Employment Division versus Smith which was filed in Oregon in 1879. Background of the court case; Classification and scope of the right to the free exercise of religion; Role of overriding governmental interest in the nullification of the right to the free exercise of religion.
ACCESSION #
17726941

 

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