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Understand separation of church and state
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Editor, Where did “separation of church and state” come from, and what does it mean?
Most people believe this phrase was in the original U.S. Constitution, but it was actually first expressed in a private letter by Thomas Jefferson. Since then, especially in recent times, it has sadly been misused to slowly, but surely, eliminate Christianity from the public sector — and replace it with an anti-God religion.
The often-misused First Amendment states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof ... ”
This was intended to protect the church from the federal government, not government from the church.
— Arlie Webster
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