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Violation of the First Admentment

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Salty

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    The 1st Amendment reads as follows:

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

    I believe that the 1st Amendment restricts the role of the Congress but not the role of the states regarding religion. I believe state governments have the right to make such laws and I believe they have been upheld.

    Then there is this:

     
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