One does not need to swear on the bible when taking public office

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  1. Penelope
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    Well you can't have the 1st amendment without the Separation of Church and State.
     
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    It does not exist. It's an invention by liberals for the sole purpose further pushing immorality and sickness.
     
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    1st Amendment prevents a State religion..."Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion"

    Separation of Church and State was one line in a letter from a sitting president to the Danbury Baptists, long after the First Amendment was written.

    a few pantywaists got upset that others had freedom of religion, and took it to court.

    Court decided government should not be involved with religion.

    That, however, has not prevented a daily prayer being said in both the House and the Senate for almost 2 centuries.

    But, keep claiming the First states something that IS NOT THERE
     
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    it is right there after the

    good and plenty clauses
     
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    One should have to swear on the constitution.


    The bible is a sheep herders book that doesn't mean anything.
     
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    ScienceRocks Democrat all the way!

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    The constitution is what they're pledging to in the first place.
     

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