The virginia statute for religious freedom was drafted in 1777 however it was not first introduced into the virginia general assembly until 1779 by thomas jefferson in the city of fredericksburg virginia. The act now commonly called the virginia statute for religious freedom began simply as bill no 82 a bill for establishing religious freedom after the american colonies declared independence from the united kingdom the virginia general assembly recognized that many of the laws that operated in king georges loyal colony of virginia . Learn about thomas jefferson and the virginia statute for religious freedom learn about thomas jefferson and the virginia statute for religious freedom. The significance of the virginia statute for establishing religious freedom goes far beyond the borders of the old dominion jeffersons statute in virginia. Take a cultural and historic tour through virginia the virginia statute for establishing religious freedom begins with an extended preamble that provides commanding arguments for the necessity of religious freedom jefferson writes that almighty god hath created the mind free and that all
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