No, You Don’t Have the “Freedom” To Impose Your Religion On Me

On November 12, 2020, Justice Samuel Alito warned the Federalist Society of “unimaginable restrictions” on “religious freedom” due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Justice Alito’s comments are not new, nor are they limited to conservative justices. They reflect a long-standing hypocrisy, which goes back beyond the Constitution to the Puritan colonization of North America.

All the Constitution says about the subject, in the First Amendment, is that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting