The Baha'i Faith & Religious Freedom of Conscience


The Constitution of Virginia; June 29, 1776 (1) Bill of Rights; June 12, 1776:

SEC. 16. That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the
manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not
by force or violence; and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free
exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience....