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Preserving Religious Freedom; courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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News Release —  10 September 2013
Church Launches New Resources
on Freedom of Religion Salt Lake City —  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published new resources today to help people of conscience everywhere understand the importance of protecting religious freedom. These new resources include a unique animated video and other videos that stress the importance of preserving freedom of religion, a “Support Religious Freedom” Facebook page that provides news and information about religious freedom, and a topic page that lays out the principles of religious freedom and suggests ways to engage this issue.
An introductory video features Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who emphasizes that the “essential freedoms of conscience, embedded in religious liberty, must be diligently preserved and protected.”

Leaders of many faiths, including Mormon apostles, have expressed deep concern that religious liberty is eroding in the United States and around the worl…