The above comments of Justice Stewart recognize the myriad of religious beliefs and practices which exist in our nation of diverse people. Protecting them all from government infringement has become an increasingly lofty aim as the number and nature of religions in the United States continue to grow.
Laura A. Colombell,
Retracing First Amendment Jurisprudence Under the Free Exercise Clause: Culmination in Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah and Resolution in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act,
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