freedom from penalty

See: impunity
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Religious equality" (as already suggested) is used here as a shorthand for a freedom under equal laws, regardless of one's religion--meaning (as explained in Part II) a freedom from penalty or unequal legal constraint.
34) On account of this traditional understanding of the Free Exercise Clause--as a guarantee of freedom from penalty or discriminatory constraint--this Article focuses on the implications of the exclusion for laws that constrain.

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