Breaking Down the Wall between Church and State: State Adoption of Religious Inclusion Legislation, 1995–2009

Bentele, Keith Gunnar; Sager, Rebecca; Soule,, Sarah A.; Adler,, Gary
September 2014
Journal of Church & State;Sep2014, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p503
Academic Journal
An essay is presented that discusses U.S. state-level laws regarding inclusion of religion in public contexts from 1995 to 2009. Topics include laws regarding religion and Bible teaching in public schools, the passage of state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRAs), and conservative evangelical social movements such as Family Policy Councils (FPCs) that have been politically involved.


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