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Supreme Court Dismembers America, Establishment Clause, from its Roots

In 1963 the Supreme Court redefined the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. In an 8-1 decision it ruled that the government “shall allow no religious activity” in publicly funded activity, also prohibiting free exercise of religion in that public life. Against … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State Is Not in the U.S. Constitution

Contrary to popular belief, the phrase “separation of church and state” is not in the U.S. Constitution. In fact, not one of the ninety Founding Fathers stated, argued for or against, or even referred to such a phrase when they … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court’s Confusion About “Religion,” It Can’t Define It

Believe it or not, the U.S. Supreme Court has never actually defined “religion.” Nor has the Court ever defined “God.” In fact, the Court has established no standard for referring to “religion” other than evolving and inconsistent concepts. Many of … Continue reading

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Believe it or not, “Separation of Church and State” Isn’t in the Constitution

Contrary to popular belief, the phrase “separation of church and state” is not in the U.S. Constitution. Yet, two clauses were intentionally written in the First Amendment– to protect the church from the state. Not one of the ninety Founding … Continue reading

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Since 1947 the U.S. Supreme Court Has Legally Institutionalized Discrimination Based Solely on Religion

In 1947 Justice Hugo Black erroneously used extra-constitutional language from one personal letter Thomas Jefferson wrote (among volumes) to redefine the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Black argued in Everson v. Board of Education, 310 U.S. 1 (1947) that the government could not … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Dismembers America, Establishment Clause, from its Roots

In 1963 the Supreme Court redefined the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. In an 8-1 decision it ruled that the government “shall allow no religious activity” in publicly funded activity, also prohibiting free exercise of religion in that public life. Against … Continue reading

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