Religious Liberty in the U.S.

Resources for understanding religious liberty concerns in the United States

Letters

Interfaith Letter Urging President to Protect Oak Flat, July 20, 2021

Interfaith Letter in Support of Increased Funding to the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, June 1, 2021

USCCB Letter to Congress Requesting Funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, May 7, 2021

Letter of Support for Child Welfare Inclusion Act to Senator Scott and Representative Kelly, March 15, 2021

Letter to Congress Expressing Concerns about the Equality Act, February 23, 2021

Bishop Murry Letter to House Oversight Committee on Religious Liberty Hearing, February 26, 2020

Interfaith Letter Supporting Increased Funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, October 5, 2020

Letter to Senators Supporting Equal Campus Access Act, September 12, 2019

Letter to House Ways & Means Committee on Miracle Hill, August 22, 2019

Coalition Letter to Congress Expressing Concerns about the Equality Act, May 7, 2019

Coalition Letter Following New Zealand Mosque Attacks, April 4, 2019

Letter to the House of Representatives Opposing the Equality Act, March 20, 2019

Letter to the Senate Opposing the Equality Act, March 20, 2019

Archbishop Kurtz Letter to Senate on Religious Tests for Federal Judiciary, February 4, 2019

Letter of Support for Child Welfare Inclusion Act to Representative Kelly, February 1, 2019

Letter of Support for Child Welfare Inclusion Act to Senator Enzi, February 1, 2019

Letter Supporting Repeal of the Parking Lot Tax, November 30, 2018

Coalition Letter Supporting Repeal of the Parking Lot Tax, November 13, 2018

Coalition Letter Urging the House Ways & Means Committee to Support the Inclusion Act, May 1, 2018

Letter from Archbishop Kurtz Supporting the Higher Education Act, December 11, 2017

Letter President Obama, Senator Hatch, and Speaker Ryan on U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Biased Statement, October 7, 2016

Letter to Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader McCarthy in Support of the Russell Amendment, May 9, 2016

Joint Letter of Support for the First Amendement Defense Act, with Ecumenical and Inter-religious Partners, November 13, 2015

2015 Letter of Support for the First Amendment Defense Act to Representative Labrador, June 18, 2015

2015 Letter of Support for the First Amendment Defense Act to Senator Lee, June 18, 2015

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