Published by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc.FFRF.org
FFRF on the Road
Vol. 36 No. 10 December 2019
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FFRF Associate Counsel Liz Cavell, second from right, attended the “When Rights and Religions Collide” conference in New York City on Oct. 19.
Also pictured, from left: Sarah Haider, executive director of Ex-Muslims of North America; Malkie Schwartz, founder of Footsteps, the first organization in North America to assist people leaving the ultra-orthodox Jewish community; Liz Cavell; and Torah Bontrager, founder of the Amish Heritage Foundation, which assists the Amish who wish to leave their religion.
The conference aimed to address the tension between the protection of religious freedom and the rights of individual persons. It was produced by the “Rights and Religions Forum,” a nonprofit co-founded by Haider, Schwartz and Bontrager.