Lecture Description

In this talk, Professor Kern uses the recent case of Kim Davis, the Rowan County (KY) clerk who refused to sign the marriage licenses of same-sex petitioners, to discuss the changing meaning of the concept of “religious freedom” in American history. What has it meant to be a “martyr for religious freedom”? The stories of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Kim Davis bookend this talk.

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Religion Women

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