Religious Freedom Restoration Amendment

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Religious Freedom Restoration Amendment[1]
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed September 15, 1999 (failed)
There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.
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To secure the people's right to acknowledge God according to the dictates of conscience: Neither the United States nor any State shall establish any official religion, but the people's right to pray and to recognize their religious beliefs, heritage, or traditions on public property, including schools, shall not be infringed. Neither the United States nor any State shall require any person to join in prayer or other religious activity, prescribe school prayers, discriminate against religion, or deny equal access to a benefit on account of religion.

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  1. This Amendment may be read at the Library of Congress Website.