Question, if the first amendment can prohibit tax money to promote religion

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    can't it also prohibit tax money from attacking religion, like what goes on at many state universities?
     
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    Can you name a specific event at a university you think is attacking religion?
     
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    The 1st amendment does not prohibite tax money being used to promote religion. It just prohibits the government from establisihing a religion which the courts have interpreted to mean it can't take sides. So a religious organization can use public land to express its beliefs, but the government has to allow other beliefs the same opportunity. Even if those beliefs are not in line with the majority of the community.

    It's called "freedom". Messy, ain't it?
     
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    Public schools from junior high to graduate level teach science and critical thinking skills.

    They do not endanger religion whatsoever.
     

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