The books describe that Gods will hold the sinner over the pit of hell , much as one holds a spider or loathsome insect over the fire.
freedom of speech is also protected by the 1 amendment.
here is pretty much what the 1st amendment says:
congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
interest groups send representatives to state capitals and to washington, d.c. to put pressure on members of congress and other policymakers. they engage in lobbying, or the organized process of influencing legislation or policy. lobbying can take many forms. interest groups can testify in congressional hearings.