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Religious Freedom and Indian Rights

The Case of Oregon v. Smith

by Carolyn N. Long

  • 143 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Political Science,
  • Indians of North America,
  • United States,
  • Freedom of religion,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Smith, Alfred Leo,
  • Civil rights,
  • Oregon

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7762986M
    ISBN 100700610642
    ISBN 109780700610648

      On J , Congress passes the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA). The legislation protects the rights of Native peoples to practice their religions and requires federal agencies to consult with tribes to review policies and procedures that may affect tribal religious practices.   Religious freedom is a fundamental human right of every person on earth. It has been recognized by international accords and by the Second Vatican Council.

    Prior to the passage of the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA) in , and as amended in , the religious use of peyote was not afforded legal protection. This resulted in the arrest of many Native Americans and non-Native Americans participating in traditional indigenous religion and . The book illustrates how sovereignty informs the making of secularism as well as religious difference. The focus on sovereignty sheds light on the manner in which religious difference becomes a point of reference for the religio-secular idioms of Bombay cinema, for legal judgements on communal violence, for human rights organizations, and those.

      In my recently published book, Islam and Religious Freedom, from which I draw the present remarks, I argue that religious freedom is a universal human right and not . Article Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion. Article Freedom to manage religious affairs. Article Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion. Article Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational : Diva Rai.


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The Supreme Court's controversial decision in Oregon sharply departed from previous expansive readings of the First Amendment's religious freedom clause and ignited a firestorm of protest from legal scholars, religious groups, legislators, and Native Americans.

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The book was written in depicting the events that took place in the state of Oregon in The book presents an analysis of law cases and manifestations of justice. The book is a fairly easy read for college students, and the reader is kept interested by the regular "changes in scenery" between the Supreme Court, the attorneys, and the other players throughout the book.

Religious Freedom and Indian Rights provides valuable insight into the inner workings of a landmark case and the various dynamics that /5. The Bill of Rights guarantees that the government can never deprive people in the U.S.

of certain fundamental rights including the right to freedom of religion and to free speech and the due process of law. Many federal and state laws give us additional rights, too. The Bill of Rights applies to young people as well as adults. “Long’s clear analysis of religious freedom claims, her discussion of the process of crafting legislation, her understanding of the special challenges faced by m,embers of smaller religions, and her lively writing style combine to make Religious Freedom and Indian Rights a fine contribution to the study of religious freedom in America.

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Freedom of conscience means a person is free to entertain any belief. This implies that the state cannot enquire into or take notice of a citizen’s religious beliefs.

A number of states already have anti-conversion laws and the BJP has been advocating for a central law on conversion.

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AIRFA is primarily a policy Size: 36KB. Proposals to rename Indian cities with Muslim provenance continued, Senior U.S. government officials underscored the importance of respecting religious freedom and promoting tolerance throughout the year with the ruling and opposition parties, civil society and religious freedom activists, and religious leaders belonging to various faith.

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It is obvious from the language of the clauses (b) and (d) of article 26 that there is an essential difference between the right of a denomination to manage its religious affairs and its right to manage its property.