Posts Categorized: Christian Nation

TO BIGOTRY NO SANCTION

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Tweet Share    George Washington insisted that no religion in America was to be privileged, and none was to be demeaned. Several years into his presidency, Washington paid a visit to the Jewish Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI. In a letter he sent them afterwards, he said: Gentlemen, While I receive, with much satisfaction, your…
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FREEDOM OF RELIGION vs. A “CHRISTIAN NATION”

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Tweet Share Today’s “Guest Post” is pretty much by the “Founding Fathers” The English philosopher John Locke proposed two revolutionary ideas about religion: One, that it is a matter of individual choice – not the decision of the state or the community. Two, if you don’t approve of your neighbor’s choices, too bad! Live and…
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