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Religious Freedom Restoration Act Revoked

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act Revoked

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Revoked

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Revoked

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Nina Totenberg reports that the Supreme Court struck down the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The act, known as RFRA (RIFF-ruh), was enacted in 1993 with strong bipartisan support in Congress, and from President Clinton. By a 6-3 vote, the justices ruled that RFRA is unconstitutional because it places Congressional power to protect religious freedom above judicial power, states' rights, and community rights.

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