So lets put the Gloves on neh? It has generally been asserted that proselytizing isn't harmful, and thus isn't objectionable beyond annoyance. Apparently some council or another has also said conversion is a fundamnetal religious right. Lets first draw the distinction between proselytizing and conversion. People have an inherent right to convert to another religion. This is readily apparent in any free society. However, this doesn't answer the question, "is there a right to proselytize?" IMHO, one that isn't practible and only exists because I'm somewhat of a Libertarian, the right to privacy precludes being advertised to on private property. Certainley in public spaces freedom speech allows you to say almost anything. To further clarify, when you subscribe to something that advertises, you implicitly agree to be advertised to. This includes television, magazines etc. Using the example of Jehovah's witnesses, however, I would call what they do illegal. Because I don't want to be inherently negative; I will also provide an example of how I believe people should be converted. People of faith should lead a good life, and associate themselves with people of different beliefs. Crises of faith are inevitable in life, and when someone with different beliefs comes to you as a good friend, you offer your own view. Hopefully, this will resolve their issue regardless of whether they convert or not. I don't believe in explicitly advertising religion or philosophy others. Expressing faith is a different matter, and I view the no-call registry as an example of what I'm saying. People have both a right to privacy, and freedom of religion.