It has long been believed that Protestantism “is a sort of Trojan Horse, whose ultimate purpose is to eclipse and replace local culture while extending the cultural hegemony of the United States” (Jose Leonardo Santos, … 810 more words
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In July it will be fifty years since the passing of the Sexual Offences Act, which partly decriminalised sex between consenting adult men in private, in England and Wales.
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The custom of displaying a crucifix in classrooms is an age-old tradition in Italy. The present civil obligation allegedly dates back to royal decree no. 4336 of 15 September 1860 of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia, which provided: “Each school must without fail be equipped with … a crucifix”.
This meme is proof that many Conservatives don’t understand the Constitution , much less know what’s actually in it. Because the phrase ‘separation of church and state’ does not appear in the first amendment , they believe that the establishment clause only means that government cannot promote a state religion , or prohibit its free exercise , and that gives them free rein to impose their religion on every aspect of American life , including public schools , and government. 240 more words