42 U.S.C. § 2000bb-1 - Free exercise of religion protected
|Cite as:||42 U.S.C. § 2000bb-1|
|Currency:||Current through P.L. 116-135 (03/26/2020)|
(a) In general
Government shall not substantially burden a person's exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, except as provided in subsection (b).
Government may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion only if it demonstrates that application of the burden to the person-
(1) is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest; and
(2) is the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.
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