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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Marie Ashe (Suffolk University Law School)

On The Posner Show, Sarah chats with Marie about the interwoven history of religious freedom and women’s rights in America. Marie argues that that the 1638 trial of religious dissident Anne Hutchinson reveals a great deal about our ideas of religion and women’s rights, demonstrating a prurient strain that that is still evident in the US today. Moving to more recent history, Sarah and Marie discuss conservative pushback to the line of Supreme Court cases culminating in Roe v. Wade. While Roe and church-state separation have been eroded, the government has become more protective of religious freedom for organizations and individuals claiming conscience objections. Finally: Do corporations have a religious conscience that ought to be protected by the law?

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Recorded:Jun 4    Posted:Jun 5, 2012
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The Posner Show | Jun 5, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Marie Ashe

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