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Religion and Politics


Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty: Sponsored by the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, this site is dedicated to "promot[ing] a free society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles." Useful for obtaining information on conferences and its publication, the twice-yearly Journal of Markets and Morality.

ACLU on Religious Liberty: Part of the official American Civil Liberties Union website, this page has information on how the ACLU is fighting to keep religion out of American public affairs.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State: The official site for individuals who wish to keep actions of the church separate from actions of the state.

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Christian Coalition: The official site of politically active conservative Christians.

Family Research Council: A conservative Christian organization closely tied to Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family ministry, FRC seeks to leverage conservative Christian ideals into American public policies, especially those dealing with marriage and family.

Freedom Forum Online: A politically conservative website that monitors American national politics affecting aspects in American life. Click on the religion link on the left margin and news about religion and politics is displayed.

National Right to Life Committee: The official site of the anti-abortion organization.

Religious Freedom Page (US and International): This site is maintained at the University of Virginia and provides a wealth of information on religions and the freedom to practice them. In addition to American constitutional and court cases, there is also a list by country of religious freedoms.

Rutherford Institute: This is the official site of the Rutherford Institute, dedicated to marshalling conservative assets to ensure that religious and civil rights are not overlooked by secular society.