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14. The 1st Amendment according to the founders
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 11:48 AM
Feb 2024

"As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion." John Adams

"Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other Religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects? that the same authority which can force a citizen to contribute three pence only of his property for the support of any one establishment, may force him to conform to any other establishment in all cases whatsoever?" James Madison (The guy who wrote the first amendment)

"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries. The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties." Jame Madison

"Erecting the 'wall of separation between church and state'... is absolutely essential in a free society." Thomas Jefferson when taling about the 1st Amendment.

"Every new & successful example therefore of a perfect separation between ecclesiastical and civil matters, is of importance. And I have no doubt that every new example, will succeed, as every past one has done, in shewing that religion & Govt. will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together." James Madison

If we don't stop these morons it's going to be like Prohibition 2 around here bucolic_frolic Feb 2024 #1
He needs to be removed from the bench. madaboutharry Feb 2024 #2
Yes. "should be rooted" is not the same as "is rooted". He ruled as if former was the latter. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2024 #5
Should be. maxsolomon Feb 2024 #25
"Alabama justice Tom Parker--- Photo.......... People like him have no business being justices on any court." riversedge Feb 2024 #3
Which shows he knows nothing of the Bible, which comes from the Hebrew Bible, that ancianita Feb 2024 #4
Molly was 27 years old at birth, having been conceived (made human)... sanatanadharma Feb 2024 #7
I wonder... jmowreader Feb 2024 #6
Can Parker be voted out? PuraVidaDreamin Feb 2024 #8
that shit is really popular in Alabama prodigitalson Feb 2024 #13
The dissenting opinion limbicnuminousity Feb 2024 #16
Every justice on the AL SC is a Republican. maxsolomon Feb 2024 #26
Work on the sabbath? Death. sakabatou Feb 2024 #9
Unwilling to impregnate your brother's widow? Death. unc70 Feb 2024 #31
Was that story about the guy who pulled out or...? sakabatou Feb 2024 #33
Yes. He spilled his seed upon the ground unc70 Feb 2024 #36
And God killed him. sakabatou Feb 2024 #38
Law apparently required him to produce an heir for brother unc70 Feb 2024 #44
So gods created government but not medical advancement Farmer-Rick Feb 2024 #10
Further news out of Alabama after the embryos are now considered to be human beings.... RicROC Feb 2024 #11
he literally cited Genesis in his legal opinion? prodigitalson Feb 2024 #12
The 1st Amendment according to the founders Johnny2X2X Feb 2024 #14
I haven't always honored my father and my mother. Aristus Feb 2024 #15
When that judge disrobes completely he'll be less of a hypocrite dickthegrouch Feb 2024 #17
If God is the ruler why would he need others to rule for him? LiberalFighter Feb 2024 #18
His opinion encourages violence. LiberalFighter Feb 2024 #19
The U.S. is a Secular Country tonekat Feb 2024 #20
"apparently one can't delete these." BumRushDaShow Feb 2024 #24
The U.S. is a Secular Country, period. tonekat Feb 2024 #21
Sue him liberalgunwilltravel Feb 2024 #22
Sue him for what? Where? maxsolomon Feb 2024 #29
Christian Taliban Novara Feb 2024 #23
The judge sounds like a candidate for the happy hotel. Even the slightest knowledge of the Vinca Feb 2024 #27
So adulterers should be stoned to death? thucythucy Feb 2024 #28
Then I guess get the red out Feb 2024 #30
He doesn't read it very well, then Jilly_in_VA Feb 2024 #32
"Seven Mountain Mandate," which calls on Christians to impose fundamentalist values on all aspects of American life LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #34
Holy Moses Dear_Prudence Feb 2024 #35
As a Christian, he's a disgrace hamsterjill Feb 2024 #37
Welcome to Sharia Law 2.0 Blue Idaho Feb 2024 #39
Which Bible? There are quite a few. keithbvadu2 Feb 2024 #40
The Mormon Bible! BumRushDaShow Feb 2024 #41
They even have a book beyond the Bible. keithbvadu2 Feb 2024 #42
"They even have a book beyond the Bible." BumRushDaShow Feb 2024 #43
Alabamians are like Floridians, with fewer teeth. Chainfire Feb 2024 #45
Fuck you. SamKnause Feb 2024 #46
I must have missed the part in the Bible about frozen embryos and IVF. What book is that in? appleannie1 Feb 2024 #47
If you have frozen embryos and they are children, you should be able to claim them on your income tax returns. appleannie1 Feb 2024 #48
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