Christian Legal Society is pleased to provide this Religious Freedom Toolkit, featuring various articles and resources recommended by CLS Center Director, Kim Colby, to equip law students, lawyers, and laypersons to defend religious freedom in their daily work and conversations.
Kim Colby’s article Equipped to Defend Religious Freedom appeared in CLS' Journal of Christian Legal Thought in the Fall of 2016. Below are the links to the articles and books mentioned in Equipped to Defend Religious Freedom.
Why Protect Religious Freedom? by Michael W. McConnell
Is Religious Freedom Irrational? by Michael Stokes Paulsen
Religious Liberty and the Culture Wars by Douglas Laycock
Sex, Atheism, and the Free Exercise of Religion by Douglas Laycock
Religious Accommodation and the Welfare State by Thomas C. Berg
Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference by John D. Inazu
Free to Serve by Stpehen V. Monsma and Stanley W. Carlson-Thies
The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis by Brian J. Grim and Melissa E. Grim
Conscience Wars: Complicity-Based Conscience Claims in Religions and Politics by Professor Douglas NeJaime and Professor Reva B. Siegel
Disaster: The Worst Religious Freedom Case in Fifty Years by Michael Stokes Paulsen
Religious Freedom and the Nondiscrimination Norm, in Austin Surat, ed., Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response by Richard W. Garnett
The State of Religious Liberty in the United States, Written Statement Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee on June 10, 2014 by Kim Colby
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act by Kim Colby