VIDEO: Are “Religious Freedom Laws” Actually Hate Laws?

A number of states in the U.S., most recently North Carolina and Mississippi, have passed laws that protect religious freedom. But what are the motives behind these laws? According to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, true religious freedom comes only when all religions are protected, and that means protecting your own interests, but also the interests of others.

Brad Hirschfield

Brad Hirschfield is the co-founder and co-executive editor of The Wisdom Daily. A rabbi, Brad has been featured on ABC's Nightline UpClose, PBS's Frontline, Fox News and National Public Radio. He wrote a long-standing column, "For God's Sake," for the Washington Post, and has also written for The Huffington Post and He authored the book, You Don?t Have To Be Wrong For Me To Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism. Brad also serves as President of Clal, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank and resource center in New York City.

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