Arguably, the saga of the American movie industry has gone full circle—salacious (relatively speaking), to moral and proper, and back to salacious. The Supreme Court played a significant role in the last two stages of that cycle.
America is known as the “land of the free.” And perhaps the most precious of the liberties that we enjoy as Americans is the gift of religious freedom. The specific protection of the right of religious conscience and practice is among those liberties that are uniquely protected in the United States. The safeguards afforded religion under the First Amendment to the Constitution is a radical departure from the norm in world history.