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Protection of Religious Liberty

  • Aired: 12/18/2012
  • 04:46
  • Rating: NR
Many people understood that religion could become involved in politics, and the concern was that people in power would try to establish their church as the national church.
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Protection of Religious Liberty
People were worried: would America have a national church?
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“First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty” was made possible with support from the GFC Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, The Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, The One Foundation, Garfield and Margo Cook, and other generous contributions.
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