"The door of the Free Exercise Clause stands tightly closed against any government regulation of religious beliefs as such. Government may neither compel affirmation of a repugnant belief, nor penalize or discriminate against individuals or groups because they hold views abhorrent to the authorities."
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Justice William J. Brennan
(1906-1997) U. S. Supreme Court Justice
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Sherbert v. Verner, 1963
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