Marriage Rights and Religious Exemptions in america

Abstract and Keywords This article examines the numerous religious exemptions—solemnization exemptions, religious-organization exemptions, commercial exemptions, Religious Freedom Restoration Act exemptions, the ministerial-exception exemption, and tax exemptions—that are currently in effect or proposed for American marriage laws after providing background on the law of marriage in the United States. Although these exemptions are often proposed when you look at the title of spiritual freedom, throughout the long haul their quantity, range, and breadth threaten the neutrality that is religious the initial Amendment of this U.S. Constitution calls for. Solemnization exemptions control... Read The Rest →