• Publication Date: 1786
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 61
  • Approx. Reading Time: 3 minutes
Primary Sources

Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

VIRGINIA STATUTE FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM[Sec. 1] Where as Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan of the Holy auth...
  • Publication Date: 1786
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 61
  • Approx. Reading Time: 3 minutes