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U.S. Government Choosing its Religion?

Just_aJoe Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 4:46 PM
But don't dare look at it from the other perspective. It's OK to have foot baths for Muslims in some universities 5X call to prayer over public airwaves but if a Christian says anything, they're at fault A simple search of Detroit Muslim events show how free speech of Christians is ignored in favor of Muslim sensitivities. I leave it to you to figure out who's the real religious problem in America and here's a hint: It's not the Christian or Jewish people
An intrinsic tension exists between religious freedom and the machinations of government. This is largely because neither men nor the governments men form are wholly free from evil. Thus James Madison’s timeless statement in Federalist 51: “If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.”

However, this intrinsic tension is distorted and magnified when the government starts choosing religions it will protect and religions it will allow to be sacrificed in the name of egalitarianism or as an attempt to make up for...