Exercise Clause; (2) "general" accommodations like RFRA
To repeat, these two lines of thought were not, and are not, mutually exclusive; and some in the RFRA
coalition were undoubtedly motivated by both of these concerns.
was never intended to allow religion to be used as an excuse to harm others, some courts have interpreted it that way.
During the legislature's deliberations on RFRA
, our state's leading companies, including Eli Lilly and Cummins Engines, testified and lobbied against it.
and RLUIPA work to ensure sincere religious believers whether or not they are considered politically correct today--are not forced to choose between their faith and complying with the law, unless the government can meet a high burden.
As a result, the religious nonprofits cannot meet their burden under RFRA
because the Accommodation does not substantially burden their exercise of religion.
This Part then explores RFRA
and Hobby Lobby's efforts to avoid
Congress enacted RFRA
three years after the Supreme Court decided Employment Div.
are named and loosely modeled after the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
Past Application of RFRA
to the Electioneering Prohibition.
is another key protection for religious rights:
11) The USCIS found the minister's plight to be analogous to that of the plaintiffs in Ruiz-Diaz and denied his request for an exemption under RFRA