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Response to badtoworse (Reply #11)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 12:08 PM

14. The "Founding Fathers"

had no idea the churches would have the kind of influence they do. Yes they put that language in for a reason, they also created the document to be living, breathing and changeable.

Do you think the Founding Fathers ever heard of a "Mega Church"? Did they envision churches affiliating themselves with political parties? The whole point was to keep religion and politics separate. Now that there is very little separation and churches are endorsing candidates and policies I think it's time to revisit the tax laws.

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