In a time when there is much debate over the role of religion in American public life, this Charter calls for a reaffirmation of the right to religious liberty and contains ideas for how we can disagree in a pluralist society in a manner that still protects religious expression.
The Williamsburg Charter
On June 25, 1988, the Williamsburg Charter was signed as a celebration and reaffirmation of the First Amendment Religious Liberty clause and marked the 200th anniversary of Virginia’s call for the Bill of Rights. It was signed by 100 prominent leaders as an expression of the need to protect freedom of religious expression in America.
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