Religious Freedom in Focus - US Department of Justice
http://www.justice.gov/crt/spec_topics/religiousdiscrimination/newsletter/focus_51.html

WEB RESOURCE This emailed website from April 12, 2012 demonstrates the kinds of issues that are part of the DOJ's efforts to support religious liberty in the US.

Religion in the California Constitution
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/.const/.article_1

WEB RESOURCE Article 1 of the California Constitution deals with the protection of rights. Section 4 of Article 1 specifically deals with religion.

California Constitution Religion Clauses - Compared to the US Constitution
w.berkeley.edu/files/45-USFLR-689.pdf

WEB RESORCE This Berkeley Law School site analyzes the California and US constitutional provisions on religion.

Prayers and Invocations in U.S. Municipal Council Meetings: Part 1
http://www.religioustolerance.org/sep_c_st4.htm

WEB RESOURCE This Religious Tolerance site article outlines the principles of religious liberty and how they are applied to prayer at local council meetings.

Map Gallery of Religion in the United States
http://www.valpo.edu/geomet/geo/courses/geo200/religion.html

MAPS These county level statistical maps are based on information from the Glenmary Research Center, which publishes Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States, 2000. The U.S. Census Bureau, due to issues related to the separation of church and state, does not ask questions related to faith or religion on the decennial census. This source reveals the distribution of the larger and more regionally concentrated church bodies.