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Immunizing the Flock: How the Pandemic Court Rewrote Religious Freedom

Department of Legal Studies, Belmont University, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Laws 2021, 10(1), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/laws10010012
Received: 23 January 2021 / Revised: 6 February 2021 / Accepted: 10 February 2021 / Published: 17 February 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Crisis of Religious Freedom in the Age of COVID-19 Pandemic)
When coronavirus began to descend upon the United States, religious freedom advocates across the country sounded the alarm that citizens’ religious practices and institutions were under threat. Although some of the most extreme arguments championed by these advocates were not validated by our legal system, many were. This article explores the underappreciated gains made by religious freedom advocates before the U.S. Supreme Court over the past year. As a result of the “Pandemic Court”, religious freedom in the United States has been rewritten. This promises to radically change the educational, employment, and health prospects of millions of Americans for the rest of the pandemic and long afterwards. View Full-Text
Keywords: religious freedom; US Constitution; First Amendment; Supreme Court; pandemic religious freedom; US Constitution; First Amendment; Supreme Court; pandemic
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Baumgardner, P. Immunizing the Flock: How the Pandemic Court Rewrote Religious Freedom. Laws 2021, 10, 12. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws10010012

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Baumgardner P. Immunizing the Flock: How the Pandemic Court Rewrote Religious Freedom. Laws. 2021; 10(1):12. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws10010012

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