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Top Resources (each leads to many more resources)

LDS.org: All General Conference talks on Freedom

LDS.org: General Conference talks on Government

LDS.org: Topic of Citzenship

LDS.org: Top Search Results on the topic of "Freedom"

LDS.org: Top Search Results on the topic of "Government"

LDS.org: Top Search Results on the topic of the "Constitution"


General Resources

"Civic Standards for the Faithful Saints" -  Ezra Taft Benson - April Conf. 1972

Civilization Cycles

Free to Soar (analogy)

Vaughn J. Featherstone on Freedom


Poems

"Freedom is not Free"


Quotes

Gordon B. Hinckley Quotes on Freedom, America, Constitution, Liberty, etc.

Quotes on Freedom/Government - 1

Quotes on Freedom/Government - 2

Quotes on Freedom  (Daily WOOL)

Quotes on Government (Daily WOOL)


General Conferences

"A Self-Inflicted Purging" - Vaughn J. Featherstone - April 1975 Gen. Conf. (affects patriotism and country).

"Our Divine Constitution"  -  President Ezra Taft Benson  October 1987 General Conference


BYU Speeches

Elder Lance B. Wickman Speech at 2016 BYU Religious Freedom Conference

"Freedom and Personal Liberty" - Robert D. Hales - July 6, 1975

"God's Hand in Our Nation's History"  -  Ezra Taft Benson - BYU Fireside - 28 March 1976

"Land of Liberty"  -  L. Lionel Kendrick - Sept. 25, 2001 - BYU-Idaho

"The Church and the American Bicentennial" - BYU Dev. - L. Tom Perry -  Feb. 1976

"The Constitution--A Heavenly Banner" - Sept. 16, 1986


Additional Talks and Articles

"A Standard of Freedom for This Dispensation" - Sept. 1987 Ensign

"The Constitution--A Glorious Standard"  -   Ezra Taft Benson  - Sept. 1987 Ensign

"The Constitution in the Tradition of the Founding Fathers" - President James E. Faust, USU Sept. 16, 2001

"The Divinely Inspired Constitution" - Dallin H. Oaks - Feb. 1992 Ensign

"The Spirit of Freedom" -  Ensign

ThisNation.com  (excellent link to many documents, pictures, etc.)


Videos

LDS.org: "God Raised Up Wise Men to Establish the Constitution"

LDS.org: "Our Responsibility Toward Government"

LDS.org" "Prayer in School"

LDS.org: "Preserving Religious Freedom"

LDS.org: "Religious Freedom" - L. Tom Perry

LDS.org: "Religious Freedom in the Workplace"

LDS.org: "What is Religious Freedom"

LDS.org: "When Beliefs are Questioned"


Lessons from Church Manuals

Section 134: Earthly Governments and Laws (D. & C. Student Manual)


Family Home Evening Lessons

"A More Perfect Union"

“FHE Lessons for the Bicentennial of the Constitution" (14 pages PDF) - published by the Church in 1987


Library Books and CDs

"We Hold These Truths" by Glenn Rawson (1 CD)