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Assault on Religious Liberty (Part 2)

Mike4603 Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 10:56 AM
The Constitution states "Congress Shall Not Make Any Law" just how does a City Council saying a prayer before a meeting violate that ??? As far as I can figure, if a state wanted to establish a state religion, It would not be in violation of the US Constitution.
PatrickMcMurphy Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 4:38 PM
That's as far as you can figure. The Supreme Court "figured" differently
midfielder2 Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 11:49 AM
Actually, you are probably right. The costitition only applies at the federal level.
Jack2894 Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 12:11 PM
Actually, you are clearly wrong. The Constitution applies at all levels, ever since the passage of the 14th amendment.
Jack2894 Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 11:24 AM
Then you do not figure particularly well. You are just someone who feels comfortable with tyranny as long as it is tyranny at the state level.
traitorbill Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 11:13 AM
Apparently, some speech is just too offensive to be free, at least in the minds of our elites.
Last week, I gave 12 examples of how religious liberty has been assaulted in just the past two years in the U.S. Here are about two dozen more instances just for good measure, as reported by the Family Research Council, the office of Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., and various media outlets.

--The following public institutions recently have joined the growing ranks of those that have banned the use of the word "Easter" in order to diminish or eliminate references to religion: East Meadow School District in New York, Prospect Heights Public Library in Illinois, Heritage Elementary School in Alabama, Manhattan Beach Unified...