Essay On Religious Freedom In America

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There are many views and opinions of the state of the United States on this subject. It has long been a puzzling issue that never seems to seize. America should have religious freedom, because it is a constitutional right to Americans. Prayer in school, gay marriage, and governmental control, are among some of the main issues in this topic. Over the past few years, anyone can tell you that religious importance in our country has become less, and less vital. Recent events like the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, and the attacks on Paris, France, have made the freedom of religion harder and harder to come by. Having the free practice of religion has proved difficult. Christianity has suffered from these issues as the general acceptance of the religion has declined substantially in the few decades. A recent poll there was a sense of discrimination for the Islamic religion, as they have been responsible for the attacks, 8/10 Americans believe Christianity should be practiced freely, while only a mere 6/10 Americans think the Muslims should practice freely (Source #3). …show more content…

This is both good, and bad, it really just depends on the issue. Politics should definitely consider the word of God while making important decisions for our nation. However the government should not decide important roles for the church. Leave decisions to the church and businesses that support the church. The perfect example of this issue is the Hobby Lobby case (Source #1). The issue started after the company refused to provide healthcare for their employees that support abortions. The government immediately stepped in even though it was the company 's religious beliefs. This decision should have been left to the church. The Hobby Lobby company has the right as a Christian ran business, to refuse any non-biblical procedures the government is trying to force upon

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