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Justice Department issues policy memo declaring religious freedom is ‘paramount’ in US

Justice Department issues policy memo declaring religious freedom is ‘paramount’ in US

WASHINGTON — A sweeping new statement by the Justice Department calls religious freedom a “fundamental right of paramount importance,” placing the Trump administration squarely on the side of religious conservatives in America’s culture wars. The statement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with a long legal analysis by the department’s lawyers, is intended to be guidance […]