Religious Freedom Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Religious Freedom Quotes from Trent Franks, Reshma Saujani, Thomas Jefferson, Mike Quigley, Jagmeet Singh. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

As we consider the shared values of the U.S. and India,

As we consider the shared values of the U.S. and India, due attention to the fundamental human right of religious freedom is of the utmost importance.
Trent Franks
We’re being told that America is a zero sum game – that the dreams of immigrants come at the expense of those native born and that the religious freedom of some threatens the security of others. But we know this is a lie.
Reshma Saujani
Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence Of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom & Father of the University of Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson
Protection of religious freedom means considering the faiths and beliefs of everyone involved.
Mike Quigley
As Canadians who proudly demand the equal treatment of minorities, religious freedom, gender equality and basic human rights for its citizens – allowing our political leaders to shamefully ignore these values in the name of business abroad, falls short of the high standard we rightfully set for ourselves.
Jagmeet Singh
The plan was always to come to America, because Pakistan’s a scary place. They don’t have religious freedom. It’s very poor, and there’s a lot of violence and corruption.
Kumail Nanjiani
One person’s rights do not have to come at the expense of another’s. If we can find common ground on religious freedom and LGBT issues in Utah – one of the nation’s most religious and conservative states – we can do it anywhere in the country.
Gary Herbert
I had immigrant grandparents who came to this country and came for religious freedom and loved it, never made any money, Bronx, Brooklyn, but loved America. And they told me every day it’s the greatest country in the world.
Dan Rosensweig
That sacred space of conscience where you can exercise your rights in terms of religious freedom and deeply-held, reasonable beliefs is the core of human dignity. In fact, that’s the basis for civilization itself. And when you lose that fundamental principle… you have no basis on which to build.
Jeff Fortenberry
Regrettably, the Obama administration has chosen to take a lackadaisical approach to religious freedom, and allowed IRFA to fade into the background.
Mark Meadows
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act extends religious liberty to corporations without regard to their for-profit and non-profit status.
Josh Hawley
If we really want to cherish religious freedom, people who want to believe that same-sex marriage should take place, they have a right to believe that, and people who want to believe it’s inappropriate, we should not demonize those people – if we really believe in religious liberty.
Foster Friess
I think most people have no idea about what religious freedom means.
Eric Metaxas
I will be the first to admit that the sanctity of life and the preservation of religious freedom are not even among the top ten concerns of most voters. But those issues should be of primary importance to those who call themselves Christians.
Robert Jeffress
Religious freedom is already protected in the United States. It’s in our Constitution. It’s in most state constitutions.
Dannel Malloy
If the president of the United States says that attacks on civilians, starvation, and denial of religious freedom in Sudan are important international issues, they become so.
Elliott Abrams
At the political level, most Jews and most Catholics have accepted the liberal idea of religious freedom.
David Novak
Religious freedom, often referred to as the first freedom, is of central import to the American experiment. As such it should feature prominently in U.S. foreign policy.
Frank Wolf
I think we recognize as Americans there are certain things that are just primary to the freedoms and liberties that we enjoy here and religious freedom is one of the most important things we as Americans cherish.
Ann Romney
Human rights, of course, must include the right to religious freedom, understood as the expression of a dimension that is at once individual and communitarian – a vision that brings out the unity of the person while clearly distinguishing between the dimension of the citizen and that of the believer.
Pope Benedict XVI
The U.S. should prohibit perpetrators and supporters of Islamist brutality from entering the country while embracing advocates for religious freedom. End of story.
Pete Hoekstra
America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity – the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.
Robert Kennedy
Americans deserve to have their religious beliefs and practices protected. Religious freedom is too important to be trampled by insensitive bureaucracy or bad policy.
Charles T. Canady
If companies can refuse to provide coverage for women, what other objections to the Affordable Care Act will we see based on ‘religious grounds’? For that matter, will ‘religious freedom’ be used as an excuse to discriminate against other minorities and disenfranchised groups across the board? Where will it end?
Al Sharpton
America’s commitment to religious freedom and tolerance should not be conditional.
Mark McKinnon
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana does not give anyone the right to deny services to anyone in this state. It is simply a balancing test used by our federal courts and jurisdictions across the country for more than two decades.
Mike Pence
Where are the gains for religious freedom and human rights to justify all the bombings, invasions and wars we have conducted in the lands from Libya to Pakistan – to justify the losses we have endured and the death and suffering we have inflicted?
Pat Buchanan
Given the divisiveness and pain that have accompanied several state religious freedom laws, I approach attempts at legislating religious exceptions to anti-discrimination laws with great sensitivity and care.
Gary Johnson
The Pledge of Allegiance was founded on ideals of religious freedom, and has been a valuable part of our national life for generations.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person’s right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
Alcee Hastings