'Freedom from Religion' Atheists Ignorant of the Constitution

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    I’ve been saying this forever and nobody pays attention to me.

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation is on a crusade to expunge religious expression from the public square, and the group gets the meaning of "separation of church and state," a phrase that appears nowhere in the Constitution, all wrong.

    The phrase "separation of church and state" in fact appears nowhere in the Constitution but in a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1802 to a group of Danbury Baptists assuring them that the First Amendment prohibited Congress from establishing a national church, such as the Church of England.

    More @ https://www.americanthinker.com/art...on_atheists_ignorant_of_the_constitution.html
     
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    If you have real freedom of religion, then Sharia Law should be allowed in the US.

    Freedom from religion would make more sense.
     
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    Freedom from religion is not in the COTUS.
    But neither is giving religious people special rights like they have now.
    Seems like both groups are ignorant on the Constitution.
     
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    COTUS protects freedom from and freedom of religion.
     
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    So religion shouldnt be a protected class?
    Muslims shouldnt be allowed to pray in the streets and block traffic?
     
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    Sharia Law is a political - not religious - system. And, most important of all - it opposes the US Constitution. It has no place in this country.
     
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    Christian beliefs being written into law are equally political to sharia law. They are equally opposed to the US constitution.
     
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    Sharia is a central tenet of Islam. Islam should be allowed in the US. then so should Sharia.
     
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    That would be unconstitutional. Unless this new SCOTUS gives the fundies all their wishes for “religious freedoms.”
     
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    It’s what the constitution says.
     

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