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‘Religious Freedom’ Issues: A Field Guide (Part 1)

The Catholic Church has made it abundantly clear in the past few weeks that it does not want to be forced to provide health insurance coverage for those in its employ who may want to avail themselves of contraceptives.

This has been framed by the Christian Right as a “religious freedom” issue. I too have an interest in religious freedom–which, as you may recall, “>I see as complementary to freedom from religion. For these reasons, I think it is important to clarify some recurring confusions in w…