Thursday, April 20, 2006

Report On Future Of Religious Freedom In U.S.

The Report from an October 2005 Conference on "The Future of Religious Freedom In America" sponsored by McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum and the First Amendment Center has been released online. The release announcing the report says that its major recommendations include: updating and widely distributing consensus guidelines on religion in public schools; developing new consensus guidelines on religion in the public square and religious accommodation in the workplace; educating government officials on religious freedom issues; creating a task force on protecting Native American religious practices and traditions; and exploring international religious liberty issues, especially in relation to U.S. foreign policy.