A Loss For ACLU

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    Should be interesting case for the new SCOTUS, once O'Connor is retired:

    http://www.aclj.org/trialnotebook/read.aspx?id=294

     
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    YAY! Score one for the good guys. :)
     
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    Yup, that's what I thought! :thup:
     
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    Perhaps there's a flaw in my reasoning somewhere, but - for the life of me - I can't understand why the ACLU and others aren't being confronted with the most compelling Constitutional argument of all: the devolutionary design of the document itself.

    "Congress shall make no law..." means that religion is none of the central - that is to say, federal - government's business. It is - by the design of our founders - a matter for the community, and its duly elected representatives. The intent of the framers of the Constitution could not have been clearer.

    So, what am I missing? Where have we gone wrong?
     
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    Because, despite of certain words, most people know that our country was based on Christian principles.

    Without that kind of base, what would happen to us?
     
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    Allowing paranoid jews to make too much policy "because of the holocaust".
     
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    I just get upset at the idea that conservatives aren't tackling this problem head-on, when the truth - and the Constitution - are on our side. Why all this tiptoeing around about "historical significance" and such? How have tyrants managed to shoehorn the federal government into matters that are expressly forbidden it? By what sleight-of-hand do these tyrants impose upon local governments the restrictions our founders aimed ONLY AT CONGRESS?
     
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    Oh, BE STILL MY HEART!!!

    Thank you, Kathianne. When I saw the title of your thread, I of course hit it immediately, but the content was even better.

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