Church and State Images
Mormon polygamist George Reynolds took his case before the Supreme Court in 1879, hoping that the First Amendment would overturn his conviction for having multiple wives. He lost his case but Reynolds v. United States proved to be a landmark in the Supreme Court clarifying the meaning of religious freedom.
James Madison, the principal author of the First Amendment
Parents line up to apply for vouchers in New Orleans
Cartoon commenting on Everson v. Board of Education
The sticker, attached to science books, that was ruled unconstitutional in Selman v. Cobb County School District
School prayer ruled unconstitutional in 1962
The young woman at the center of a recent First Amendment debate
A group prays for support from the courts in the Terri Schiavo case.