BRIA 17 1

Bill of Right in Action
Winter 2000 (17:1)

Religious Tolerance

This Bill of Rights in Action looks at issues of religious tolerance. The first article examines a case recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on student-led prayers at school events. The second article explores the persecution suffered by members of the Mormon religion during the 19th century. The final article looks at Martin Luther and rise of Protestantism in Europe.

U.S. Government: Should Students Have The Right to Lead Prayers at Public School Events?

U.S. History: The Persecution of the Mormons

World History: Luther Sparks the Protestant Reformation

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