Law & Religion
In this Article, I will argue that a special right to religious freedom is not morally warranted, and that hence such a right illicitly discriminates against non-religious worldviews. The principal argument here is that there is no adequate reason to think that religious worldviews implicate any interests distinct from those implicated by non-religious worldviews. While it is certainly true that religious worldviews warrant, as a matter of political morality, all the protections that non-religious worldviews receive, there is good reason to question what seems to have become a dogma among Western nations—namely, that religious worldviews deserve special protection....
Kenneth E. Himma,
An Unjust Dogma: Why a Special Right to Religion Wrongly Discriminates Against Non-Religious Worldviews,
San Diego L. Rev.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/sdlr/vol54/iss2/3