Tag Archives: Freedom of religion

Happy Religious Freedom Day

January 16, the anniversary of the adoption of a law, written by Thomas Jefferson and guided to adoption by James Madison, separating Church and State in Virginia. The template for the First Amendment protection of religion. Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal School Voucher System Blasted As ‘Destruction Of Education’ By Religious Group

About that Louisiana constitution: Art. I, sec. 8 – Freedom of Religion “Section 8. No law shall be enacted respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Sounds a lot like the First Amendment, so why doesn’t … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops’ Contraception Coverage Argument Ridiculed By Pacifist

“Nothing is more certain than the indispensa­ble necessity of government­, and it is equally undeniable­, that whenever and however it is instituted­, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite … Continue reading

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Todd Akin Silent On ‘Hatred Of God’ Controversy

Liberals do not hate God, they just do not want to be forced to bow to the whims of radical fundamenta­lists and whatever manifestat­ion of God they believe in. liberals believe in religious freedom, not religious persecutio­n. Continue reading

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As gov’t shutdown looms, party leaders posture about money, social issues

The social conservatives have finally gotten their hands on a weapon big enough to point at the entire country. They do not care about people. They do not care about the economy. They do not care about the rights, needs, … Continue reading

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National Organization for Marriage’s anti-DFL text raises questions of legality

The beliefs of those with strong religious convictions are not open to negotiation or compromise. When unbending religious convictions are applied to public policy and law, negotiation and compromise, both of which are core aspects of democracy and a free society, fall by the wayside. Without compromise, there can only be complete conformance – or tyranny. Continue reading

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