The Untold Story of The Establishment Clause of The U.S. Constitution

How a group of Virginia Baptists fought for religious liberty for people of all faiths or no faith.

The Formative Years

John Leland was born in Grafton, Massachusetts, on May 14, 1754. Leland’s first experience with religious subjugation happened when he was only three years old. Leland’s father desired to see his son baptized and sent for a minister to baptize him as well as several of Leland’s other siblings. Leland found out that the minister was coming to their home to…