Freedom of religious profession, worship, and propaganda. US Constitution: No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States (Art. VI); Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof (1st Amendment); the 14th Amendment (No State shall deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law) was interpreted 1922 by the US Supreme Court to assure the right of the individual to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.
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