The First Amendment was written neither to guarantee freedom of religion to Muslims or Buddhists or Hindus nor to protect their free exercise of religion. It wasn’t written about them one way or another. It was written for one specific purpose: to protect free exercise of the Christian religion. We must be clear: the First Amendment does not prohibit the free exercise of alternative religions, but neither doe it guarantee it. It simply does not address the issue at all.
Really, Bryan Fischer? REALLY?
Let’s take a look at the text of the First Amendment:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Hmm… No mention of ANY specific religion. In fact, it says that Congress can’t make ANY law establishing ANY religion or prohibiting the free exercise of ANY religion.
All I have to say to Mr. Fischer’s comment is this: