Religious Liberty: What It Is and Isn’t

Religious liberty is a treasured American value that has become highly contentious over the past several months. From marriage equality to contraception and other issues, conflicts are raging over whether there is a war on religion, the nature and limits of religious liberty in a pluralistic democracy, and how we have handled difficult issues in the past. Please join our panel of religious, policy, and legal experts to explore what religious liberty is—and isn’t—in America today.

The Center for American Progress invites you to join our panel of experts for a lively and informative conversation.

Polling overview:
Robert P. Jones, Founding CEO, Public Religion Research Institute

Featured panelists:
Sammie Moshenberg, Director of Washington Operations, National Council of Jewish Women
Bishop Gene Robinson, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire; Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Melissa Rogers, Director, Wake Forest University Divinity School’s Center for Religion and Public Affairs

Moderated by:
Sally Steenland, Director, Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative, Center for American Progress


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Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.