The First Amendment does NOT "protect" religious freedom. It PROHIBITS the CONGRESS from respecting an establishment of religion or restricting the free exercise thereof. I'm still perfectly free to put up a sign in my window saying "Christians Keep Out!" It either is or is not my shop. Of course I'd be stupid to do such a thing in a predominantly christian culture, but it is still my right to be stupid if I want.
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