What does the future hold for religious freedom?

Perceptions of religious liberty in America are changing, but what is emerging is unclear. Trends of opinion on believers, pluralism, and claims of conscience suggest divergent viewpoints. Hard to predict forces of demography, media, religion, and politics will interact to shape the future of persuasion on religious freedom.

Conservative Foresight Consulting facilitated a strategic conversation for stakeholders on religious liberty and developed alternative future scenarios of the state of the issue in 2022. The focal question of this report is what the communications challenges and opportunities face religious freedom advocates over the next five years.