The Intrusion of Religion Into Politics

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    Last I checked religion is not somehow barred from politics. Go ahead provide for us a single source that declares that religion is barred from opinions of voters when they vote.

    By the way don't you avidly defend Muslims? You are aware that according to their religion Islam is supposed to BE the Government right?
     
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    If you 'think' that people should think for themselves, why do you never do so?
     
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    Let me translate your comment. What you mean, since you oppose people having the free right to vote as THEY see fit, is that others think as you do.

    I repeat provide a single source that bars religion from being a source as to how we are governed, what laws we pass or our opinions on who we vote for.

    Then provide some context, some evidence that a religious take over is even remotely possible.
     
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    Obama calls himself a Christian (as do virtually all the members of the Democratic Party), and so do most of the US politicians, the US is already a theocracy if you define a theocracy as religion being significantly involved in politics. So if you want to go back to secular values you had better start by impeaching Obama and all politicians that bring religion into their political decisions and ideas (which is politically impossible). Personally I don't care what people believe, except where human rights are concerned.
     
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    That is funny. I have not heard in all my years, of any time when the government, or the people were suggesting or promoting a theocracy. There are pockets of people here and there who have radical ideas, but they are on the frenge.

    However, America became a great nation because of God fearing people who risked everything.

    Of come not so God fearing people did too, and that has made America the balanced nation that she is (was).

    Muslims could be the ones to ruin the nation with religion, and an evil theocracy.
     
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    Depends who is in the Supreme Court, some of them do a poor job of protecting the constitution, then again Supreme Court Justices can be sacked. Muslims will find it impossible to establish sharia without violating the separation of church and state, so the liberals and Muslims wanting Sharia have a hard job ahead of them. :eusa_boohoo:
     
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    If you really believe this way, I'll bet the black churches really frosts your ass.:lol:
     
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    If the American electorate decides they want to have their religion influence their vote, that's just fine. As long as the American politicians don't let their religious beliefs dictate policy for the country.

    No one will compromise on their faith. By its very nature, faith is one area not available for compromise. Therefore, no religious beliefs must dictate policy.

    Banning abortion based on religious beliefs is one good example of what should never happen. No one wants someone else's religion calling the shots for them.
     
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