2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 446 - CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES
446.350 Prohibition upon government substantially burdening freedom of religion -- Showing of compelling governmental interest -- Description of "burden."


KY Rev Stat § 446.350 (2013) What's This?

Download as PDF 446.350 Prohibition upon government substantially burdening freedom of religion -- Showing of compelling governmental interest -- Description of "burden." Government shall not substantially burden a person's freedom of religion. The right to act or refuse to act in a manner motivated by a sincerely held religious belief may not be substantially burdened unless the government proves by clear and convincing evidence that it has a compelling governmental interest in infringing the specific act or refusal to act and has used the least restrictive means to further that interest. A "burden" shall include indirect burdens such as withholding benefits, assessing penalties, or an exclusion from programs or access to facilities. Effective:June 25, 2013 History: Created 2013 Ky. Acts ch. 111, sec. 1, effective June 25, 2013.

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