Editor's note: Fox News Religion Correspondent Lauren Green delivered the following address on July 1 at America’s Freedom Festival at Provo, Utah. The festival is one of America’s premier patriotic celebrations. Its roots trace back to the 1870s, more than two decades before Utah became a state. The festival is a private, non-profit, non-political foundation whose mission is to celebrate, teach, honor, and strengthen the traditional American values of family, freedom, God, and country. For more on the festival, click here.
Lauren Green currently serves as Fox News Channel's (FNC) chief religion correspondent based in the New York bureau. She joined FNC in 1996.