The first amendment prohibits Congress from making a law “respecting an establishment of religion.” Learn about the proper role of government & why balancing the interplay of church & state is important.

 

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Separating Into Extremes

Separating Into Extremes

Many early settlers came to America to escape religious persecution. They knew all too well the dangers of entwining church and state. But communist and other parties have demonstrated another extreme that perhaps we as Americans have not been as ...
The Government: A Shield or Sword

The Government: A Shield or Sword

The constitution of the United States was set up to defend that pluralistic society. As such, the constitution is limited to defense. It was not set up as an offensive weapon, to coerce individuals ...

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Religious freedom is the architecture that allows people to live authentically together in a peaceful society.