The Right to Be Wrong: Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America

America is exceptional. It’s exceptional because of our love for and commitment to individual freedom. And the first individual freedom delineated in the Bill of Rights is the freedom of religion. This first freedom is the subject of Kevin Hasson’s wonderful little read: “The Right to Be Wrong.” (Hasson is the founder of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty). Hasson, ever the storyteller, begins with an illustrative tale of the Pilgrims. Pilgrims, you see, are an archetype. They represent both early and modern Americans wishing to use the power of…