The Opposite of Religious Freedom

Religious freedom isn’t about the freedom to discriminate.

Two proposed constitutional amendments threaten to make it precisely that in Texas. More than unnecessary, they are dangerous because they depart significantly from cherished national precepts that no one’s religion can be imposed on another.

They masquerade as blows for religious freedom — hey, who’d vote against that? — but they pervert the meaning into grotesque license to use religion to deny equality in public accommodations to those who offend certain sensibilities.

Read the full article from the San Antonio Express-News Editorial Board:

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