The safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially depend on the protection and the blessing of Almighty God.
-John Adams, Proclamation for a day of prayer, 1797
The Free Speech Fairness Act is needed to protect the constitutional freedoms of pastors and churches. They should have the same protection as the rest of us.
Rulers ought to employ a page to repeat to them every morning: “See that you do not torment anyone on account of his religious opinions, and that you do not extend the power of the sword to touch the conscience.”
-Joseph Glanville, The Vanity of Dogmatizing, 1661
Liberty of religion . . . is not something that state, or an absolutist church offers, but that which the citizen claims and the law protects.
-Cecil Northcott, Religious Liberty, 1948
Unless the city of God pre-exists in heaven it cannot descend to earth. Therefore those who deny that Divine city cannot build on earth the city of their dreams.
-E. I. Watkin, Men and Tendencies, 1937