Religion in the constitution, a delicate balance.
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Published by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Freedom of religion -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesClearinghouse publication ;, 80
ContributionsUnited States Commission on Civil Rights.
LC ClassificationsKF4755 .A83 no. 80, KF4783 .A83 no. 80
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2818062M
LC Control Number83602974

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McKenna received his Ph.D. at Fordham University. He has taught for 30 years at The City College of New York. He is the coeditor of two books in our Dushkin Taking Sides series: Taking Sides on social issues and on political issues. He has led local civic and environmental groups in Price: $ Unlike the proponents of today's self-fulfillment culture, the Founders realized that in order for a society to prosper there needs to be a delicate balance struck between individual liberty and individual responsibility to the community. When constitutional jurisprudence is returned to 5/5(2). Abstract. Item A-5"September "Includes bibliographical of access: InternetAuthor: United States Commission on Civil Rights. The religion clauseli of. the first ' amendment require a constant balancing of competing interests. Although the establishnptent clause mandates govern- ment neutrality, that neutrality is often tempered by the necessity for a certain level of government involvement to ensure the free exercise of religion.

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