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Religions of Supreme court judges

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. Salty

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  2. Joseph M. Smith

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    Interesting information, though of course we all know that one's formal affiliation is not always indicative of his/her heart faith. Of the three Baptists who have served on the court, the only one which was obvious to me was Charles Evans Hughes, whose name is still conjured with around Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, and who was president of the (then) Northern Baptist Convention.

    I was interested to see that Wiley Rutledge was listed as a Unitarian, because he was raised in a Baptist parsonage. His father was pastor of the Cloverport (KY) Baptist Church; my grandmother used to babysit for the Rutledges and enjoyed saying that she had changed the justice's diapers!
     
  3. Palatka51

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    "Protestant" not further defined

    Is this used as a way of saying non affiliation?
     
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    The "religion" of four of them is liberalism.

    One is too confused to know what he is.
     
  5. KenH

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    The "religion" of four of them may prove dangerous to our civil liberties - the four that carpro did not reference.
     
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    I used to pastor one town over from Cloverport. Their pastor was a good friend and just recently suddenly died of a heart attack.
     
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    Which is....?
     
  8. Joseph M. Smith

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    My brother and I did a family history trip, looking up records and gravesites and the like, in late June. I had written Wallace Gooch, but got no answer, and when we drove up to the church, I noticed that there was an interim pastor. However, the church secretary was able to help us with some information -- I found that my great-grandfather was the church treasurer a little over 100 years ago, for example.

    We were in Cloverport, Hardinsburg, and Hawesville. My ancestral families were the Moormans, the Steretts, and the DeHavens. Any of those names in your congregation?
     
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    The religion of the four that Ken referenced would have banned the right to bear arms - the four that carpro referenced saved the right to bear arms. Oh that they would have the backbone to return abortion rights to the states and be rid of Roe v Wade.
     
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    I served halfway in between Hardinsburg and Irvington. DeHaven sounds familiar. The church I served was primarily two families, the "Hatfields" and "McCoys" of the area. Yes...it was one of those churches :laugh:
     
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    The "religion" of four of them may prove dangerous to our civil liberties - the four that carpro did not reference.




    It doesn't really matter. Ken is just up to his usual fearmongering.

    The word "may" is key.
     
  12. KenH

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    Big Government, Warfare conservatism.
     
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    That may not be a right that KenH has much concern for.
     
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    Possibly.

    But I know he cares about free speech and his four justices that worship at the alter of liberalism vote consistently against just about any issue important to Christians concerning free speech issues and for just about any issue that advances the cause of any sort of sexual perversion.
     
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