First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty airs on December 18th at 7 pm

Dec 12, 2012

Hear the story of how the Founding Fathers raised the ideal of religious freedom to the level of a fundamental human right — told through re-enactments, the Founding Fathers’ own words and the commentary of key experts. The documentary profiles the lives and times of the colonial Americans — including Jefferson, Franklin and Washington — who codified freedom of conscience for the first time in human history as an inalienable right protected by law.

First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty can be seen on Tuesday, December 18th at 7:00 pm on channel 3 and channel 3-1 and on Friday, December 21st at 9:00 pm.

American Founding Father Thomas Jefferson signs the Declaration of Independence at the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, in a re-enactment from FIRST FREEDOM: The Fight for Religious Liberty.