September 24, 2013 | Posted in Words from Our Presidents | By

As part of a series entitled Words from Our Presidents we are bringing you different from quotes from U.S. Presidents on religion, religious liberty, and individual freedom. Today we have a quote from President Dwight D. Eisenhower on churches in America.


“The churches of America are citadels of our faith in individual freedom and human dignity.”

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
July 9, 1953

Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.