Where in what Washington states did he imply freedom from religion? By their actions, it is clear that they meant freedom of religion.not in the least. I thought you're supposed to be a BS filter....
there is a reason the first amendment separates church and state and prohibits a religious test for office and prohibits a dominant religion.
. “If I could conceive that the general government might ever be so administered as to render the liberty of conscience insecure, I beg you will be persuaded, that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution.”
~Founding Father George Washington, letter to the United Baptist Chamber of Virginia, May 1789
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A huge difference.