It is amazing how easily we abandon what was once a bedrock, foundational principle.
At one time, we all agreed: This nation was founded on religious freedom. Many of our earliest settlers came to the new world in search of religious freedom, fleeing religious persecution. Our commitment to religious freedom was enshrined in the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. At one time, had I declared, “A man should never be forced by the government to violate his religious principles,” I would have been met with resounding “amens.” Yet today, when Indiana enacts a law that helps protect a man from being force ... continue reading »