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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Freedom's Edge: Religious Freedom, Sexual Freedom, and the Future of America


ISBN13: 9781316611555
To be Published: December 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £21.99
Hardback edition not yet published, ISBN13 9781107158870



Freedom's Edge takes the reader directly into the heart of the debate over the relationship between religious freedom and LGBT and reproductive rights. The book explains these complex areas of law, and what is at stake in the battle to protect each of these rights. The book argues that religious freedom and sexual freedom share some common elements and that in most contexts it is possible to protect both.

Freedom's Edge explains why this is so, and provides a roadmap for finding common ground and maximizing freedoms on both sides. The book will enable anyone with an interest in these issues to understand what the law actually teaches us about religious freedom, sexual freedom, and how they interact. This is important because what is often argued by partisans on both sides distorts the legal and cultural stakes, and diminishes the possibility of compromise.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Law and Society, USA
Contents:
Preface
1. A view from three places
2. Religious freedom
3. Sexual freedom
4. County clerks and other government employees
5. For-profit companies, shops, and commercial landlords
6. Conscience claims
7. Religious non-profits
8. Some concluding thoughts.