​​​​Freedom-of-Religion

Become Educated

  1. Old Testament: Esther (Haman hanged on his own gallows), Daniel, Paul, etc.
  2. Book of Mormon: Ammon, Moroni, etc.
  3. D&C and Pearl of Great Price: petitions toward government, Joseph Smith story
  1. http://www.uscirf.gov/
  2. https://www.justice.gov/crt/combating-religious-discrimination-and-protecting-religious-freedom-12
  3. http://www.state.gov/j/drl/irf/

 

  • Learn about the international persecution of Christians and others.  Read the reports of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.  Visit the Knights of Columbus website:  http://www.kofc.org/en/christianRelief/?gclid=CNLX4MXN7cwCFUc2gQodGR0ESQ
  • Read or listen to books addressing religious liberty.
  • Watch a movie on religious liberty.
  • Attend an event or meeting held by another religion to obtain a greater appreciation and understanding of that faith.
  • Determine the area of religious freedom that interests you and focus your efforts in that area. Possibilities include:

--International issues, including:


         --International human rights
         --International trends in restrictions and social hostility against organized religion

--Domestic Issues


        --Abuse or erosion of historical protections
        --Legislative, judicial, or administrative aspects
        --Specific subject or practice areas of interest, including:

--Freedom of expression/freedom of conscience/freedom of speech
--Educational issues
--Employment-related issues
-Tax regulations
--Zoning restrictions