The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on religious liberty was a flashpoint—revealing much about our cultural moment.
A large number of leading voices on the left have condemned the ruling. But liberals in the United States used to defend the First Amendment and religious liberty.
Why not so much now?
The short answer is the LGBTQ revolution.
And it comes down to this: None of the rights related to the sexual revolution are enumerated—that is, explicitly guaranteed in the Constitution. Religious liberty, you note, is.
And the Supreme Court has sent a signal this it is not going to just willingly go along with the moral revolutionaries. The Court has not reversed the revolution, but it has at least put itself in the way.
And to its credit, it has at least said so, and said so boldly: Religious liberty is right there in the Constitution: It’s in the text.
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