Asma Uddin: First Amendment, religious freedom and national security

From the Covering Islam in the Bible Belt conference at Vanderbilt University, hosted by the Middle Tennessee University School of Journalism

In this session, Asma Uddin led a discussion on First Amendment rights and national security concerns from a legal perspective. A summary will be posted here soon.


Asma Uddin is founder and editor-in-chief of She is also a Legal Fellow with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and an international law attorney with The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit, non-partisan, public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C.

Asma’s writing has appeared in Muslim Girl Magazine, altmuslim, beliefnet, and in the Guardian’s Comment is Free. She is also an expert panelist for the Washington Post/Newsweek blog, On Faith, and a contributor to Huffington Post Religion, CNN’s Belief Blog, and Common Ground News. Her more scholarly work has been published in the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, The Review of Faith & International Affairs and the St. Thomas University Law Journal.

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