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Jesus: A Political Asset?

The only way to get the Republican party to stop their religious posturing and work with the Democrats to solve some serious problems is to purge the party of the extremists on the religious right. 132 more words

Constitution of South Carolina - March 19, 1778 - Article 38

XXXVIII.

That all persons and religious societies who acknowledge that there is one God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, and that God is publicly to be worshipped, shall be freely tolerated. 913 more words

Article 38

Separate and Unequal

January 13, 2013

“Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God… I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ‘make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,’ thus building a wall of separation between church and State.” Thomas Jefferson’s almost infamous statement of support for the ‘establishment clause’ of the United States Constitution is perhaps the most frequently cited by opponents of laws which are primarily religious in motivation. 1,584 more words

Humanities

Event at Hunter College: "American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction"

The CUNY Institute for Educational Policy is hosting a discussion entitled “American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction,” on December 4th at Hunter College. 211 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Dismantling The Wall

Last week I had the opportunity to present the first in a series of talks on the First Amendment hosted by the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers. 816 more words

Legal History