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TOLERATION. In some. countries, where religion is established by law, certain sects who do not agree with the established religion are nevertheless permitted to exist, and this permission is called toleration. Those are permitted and allowed to remain rather as a matter of favor than a matter of right.
     2. In the United States, there is no such a thing as toleration, all men have an equal right to worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences. See Christianity; Conscience; Religious test.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Pakistan may have completed another successful democratic transition, yet it has drifted further away from adhering to a norm of mutual toleration. The PTI has constantly labelled its opponents, such as the PML-N, as traitors or criminals, in an attempt to play down their legitimacy.
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Making Toleration. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2013.
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