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Author Paul Buckley reads “Why Quakers Stopped Voting”

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FJ Podcast: In 1762, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting approved a minute stating: “Liberty of conscience being … essential to the well‐being of religious societies, we … therefore advise and exhort all in profession with us, to decline the acceptance of any office or station in civil government, the duties of which are inconsistent with our religious principles.”

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