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The Constitutional Dimensions of Religious Lawmaking

Lucinda Peach

in Legislating Morality

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780195143713
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199786053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019514371X.003.0003
 The Constitutional Dimensions of Religious Lawmaking

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This chapter examines the problems that religious lawmaking pose for constitutional rights and interests. It presents a brief overview of religious lawmaking in the specific context of abortion regulation. It shows how religious lawmaking interferes with constitutional rights, and analyzes the Supreme Court’s failure to resolve constitutional problems raised by religious lawmaking.

Keywords: religious lawmaking; abortion; Supreme Court; constitutional rights

Chapter.  11848 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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