Bill of Rights

Freedom

of

Religion

 

AMENDMENT XIV
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws

“We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may” Article of Faith 11

 

AMEMDMENT I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances….


Fact:
For millions of Gays and Lesbians, marriage and family are as much a part of our religious beliefs and devotion to God as for others. Growing numbers of churches see the good in Gays and Lesbians and our committed relationships and families. As part of their religious services, more churches want to perform marriages for Gay and Lesbian couples.