Re: [thehugsproject_annex] Separation of Church and State...interesting reading.
- Amen! It's freedom OF religion, not freedom FROM religion.
From: K@ren <thehugproject@...>
"January 16th, 2008 by Brian Ridley
Source: Daily Toreador
The term "separation of Church and State" does not appear in the
Constitution or its amendments.
What is actually stated is you have the freedom to choose your own
religion. The government cannot force you to pray to its, or any
When the first amendment was written with the freedom of religion,
the founding fathers meant there would be no state-sponsored religion
that people would be forced to join.