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september-2012-rftc_page_1As Election Day draws near, the race for the White House takes center stage in the latest Report from the Capital (pdf). BJC Executive Director Brent Walker explains how this historic election shows the country is taking the Constitution's "no religious test" clause seriously, and both candidates discuss their personal faith in a recent interview. Plus, BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman takes a closer look at some religious liberty issues in various states, and the cover story focuses on a recent issue in the state of Missouri.

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