Believe in God or go to jail - American taliban
- Live Leak: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=37e_1353724527 The law and its
sponsor, state representative Tom Riner, have been the subject of
controversy since the law first surfaced in 2006, yet the Kentucky state
Supreme Court has refused to review its constitutionality, despite clearly
violating the First Amendment’s separation of church and state.
Live Leak: Although the Kentucky courts have yet to strike down the law,
some judges have been explicit about its unconstitutionality.
The United States Constitution: http://constitutionus.com/ (The words
*separation of church and state* are not used in the US Constitution).
Amendment to Article I (First Amendment): Congress shall make no law
respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise
thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right
of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a
redress of grievances.
Article VI, #3: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the
Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial
Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be
bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no
religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or
public Trust under the United States.
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