9 Things You Should Know About the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

25 years after the landmark Supreme Court ruling, questions still abound

NEW YORK — Twenty-five years ago this week, President Bill Clinton signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA), The Gospel Coalition reported.

At the time of the law’s signing, President Clinton said, “What (RFRA) basically says is that the government should be held to a very high level of proof before it interferes with someone’s free exercise of religion. This judgment is shared by the people of the United States as well as by the Congress. We believe strongly that we can never, we can never be too vigilant in this work.”

Here is what you should know about this landmark religious liberty law:

To read the nine things you should know about the law, visit www.gospelcoalition.org.

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