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In this paper I will describe the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This Act was used to contradict the decision of the court case of Employment Division v. Smith, which allowed the government to forbid any religious act without giving a reason. The RFRA brought back the requirement that the government provide an adequate reason to forbid any religious act. The government once again had to show that the act was of compelling interest against the …

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…sense the RFRA was put into action over 80 cases have come up regarding it, and most of these cases have been ruled in favor of the people. This act just brought back some of the freedoms that our fore fathers guaranteed us, by reinstating the right to have a reason to take away our religious freedoms. Now the government needs to find a reasonable reason of importance to the state to stop any religious practice.