Constitution doesn't spell out this popular theory

2013-06-25T00:05:00Z Constitution doesn't spell out this popular theory nwitimes.com
June 25, 2013 12:05 am

Joyce Niksic's June 16 letter "Religious Right seeks to undermine personal choice," said, "In America, the Christian Right is determined to eliminate the wall between church and state, and they will pursue any extreme to achieve their goal."

There is no "separation of church and state" in the Constitution.

Some years ago the news media reported finding Thomas Jefferson's blueprints when he was writing this document, but he left out a reference to the separation of church and state because he knew the Founding Fathers would not sign the Constitution.

A blueprint is not signed by our Founding Fathers, and it is not the Constitution. If you see in the U.S. Constitution a mention of the "separation of church and state," I and maybe others would appreciate knowing where it is.

I find people believe what the media feed them, instead of investigating for themselves on much of the propaganda fed to the public.

- Violet Ahrendt, Crown Point

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