by Jennifer Roback Morse

This article was first published at CrisisMagazine.com on April 16, 2014.

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I am a very committed, very public advocate of marriage as a gender-based institution. Many of my fellow proponents of man/woman marriage cite religious liberty as an argument against redefining marriage. While I have great respect for those who promote this view, I must respectfully disagree with their assessment.

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By Jennifer Roback Morse

This article was first published at clashdaily.com on July 1, 2014.

I am relieved that the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is not the train-wreck I feared. Some closely-held family businesses will be able to obtain religious exemptions from covering abortifacients in their government-mandated health care plans. But before we get too excited (and I must confess, I am somewhat excited!) let’s review what the separation of Church and State is coming to mean in our country.

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Equality versus Freedom?

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First published February 23, 2012, at thepublicdiscourse.com.
Lawmakers must look past the “equality versus religious freedom” standoff, and consider the substantive merits of each particular case.

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by Jennifer Roback Morse

This article was first published at Mercatornet.com on February 9, 2012.

No, I’m not exaggerating. The American experiment in religious liberty is officially over. The First Amendment provided institutional structures that allow different religions to peacefully coexist. All groups agree to not try to capture governmental structures for the benefit of their own particular denomination.

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