This Article explores how, in assessing the motivation of those who kill because they believe they were directed by God to do so, society distinguishes religious-based decisions from delusional decisions that result from mental disorder. Part II discusses how religion is defined in our society, and Part III considers the extent to which religious conduct, as opposed to religious belief, is protected from governmental intrusion.
Grant M. Morris & Ansar Haroun,
“God Told Me to Kill”: Religion or Delusion?,
San Diego L. Rev.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/sdlr/vol38/iss4/2