1. The US Constitution when dated includes the phrase: "In the year of our Lord" 2. The US Constitution does not say anything against prohibiting religion in politics anywhere. 3. Thomas Jefferson WHILE serving as President was the Super Intendent of the DC Schools and included Bible reading in the cirriculum(The same man that wrote the letter that first used the phrase "Church and State") 4. ALL State Constitutions in the preamble or somewhere within thank God at some point for our civil liberties and freedom, a REQUIREMENT for statehood signed into law by George Washington. 5. In 1983 the Senate DEMOCRATS passed a bill recognizing the year as the year of the Bible. Reagan signed it. There's more examples but there's a few. The first amendment only prohibits the CREATION of a STATE RELIGION via a law.