Jefferson? Locke? SHAKESPEARE?
Piker. Try Jesus of Nazareth, the Man who explicitly separated religion from political power ("Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's" -- do you have anything that's Caesar's?) and who first forbade temporal punishment for private sin ("Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.")
Freedom has often been called a gift from God. Truer words have never been spoken -- and His Son said it first and made it plainer than any other figure in the annals of history.