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ADVISORY: Bishop Gene Robinson Joins a Panel of Experts to Discuss Religious Liberty
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ADVISORY: Bishop Gene Robinson Joins a Panel of Experts to Discuss Religious Liberty

Washington, D.C.—On Thursday, June 14, 2012 Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Bishop Gene Robinson will join religious, policy, and legal experts to explore what religious liberty is—and isn’t—in America today.

Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute will open the program with an overview of recent polling on the treasured American value that has become highly contentious over the past several months. Following the polling overview, Sally Steenland, Director of the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at CAP will moderate panelists in an informative conversation on marriage equality, contraception, and other issues that have caused recent conflicts over the nature and limits of religious liberty.


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


June 14, 2012, 9:00am – 10:30am

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


Center for American Progress

1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor

Washington, DC 20005


To RSVP for this event, click here. For more information, please contact Madeline Meth [email protected].


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