Why Are Churches Less ‘Essential’ Than Liquor Stores?—Kelly Shackelford on Freedom of Religion | American Thought Leaders

Published December 9, 2020 675 Views

Rumble From the Soviet Union to Communist China, one of the first things many authoritarian regimes do is extinguish religious freedom.

There is a deeper reason for this, says Kelly Shackelford. And that’s why increasing government restrictions on religion in America are troubling indicators for the future, he argues.

Shackelford is the President and Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute, America’s largest legal firm focused exclusively on safeguarding religious freedom.

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