Daily Archives: January 16, 2019

January 16

Freedom of Religion Day Reflection  “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” First Amendment of the US Constitution  On January 16, 1786 the Virginia State Assembly adopted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom drafted by Thomas Jefferson in 1777. As a result, the Church of England in Virginia was disestablished and…

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