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Unread 22nd March 2012, 09:11 PM
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It’s Unconstitutional for Laws to be Based on Religiously Moral Reasons?

Is it unconstitutional for laws to be based on their supporters’ religiously founded moral beliefs? While most of us—at least most readers of this blog—would consider such a question to be absurd, some people apparently think it should be answered in the affirmative.

Fortunately, legal scholar Eugene Volokh has provided a brilliant rebuttal which explains why “it would be an outrageous discrimination against religious believers to have such a constitutional rule”:
My most recent brush with the argument happened with regard to rules against recognizing same-sex marriage, but others have raised the same argument as to cloning bans, abortion bans, and the like: Isn’t it illegitimate for the government to ban cloning, or fail to recognize same-sex marriages, when most of the arguments for that position are essentially religious? Isn’t that an unconstitutional violation of the separation of church and state, or at least a violation of some democratic norm that people ought not force their religious views on others?
Continued- http://blog.acton.org/archives/30480-it-is-unconstitutional-for-laws-to-be-based-on-religiously-influenced-moral-reasons.html
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I think we are being forced a religion on us, it is not Christian, but it is a secular nature.
Molech, the god of killing children and sexual worship.
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7 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."

One of President Obama's top aides, David Axelrod, declared: “the era of cheap gasoline is over.” Under President Obama, gas prices have increased about $2.00 per gallon on average.


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I think we are being forced a religion on us, it is not Christian, but it is a secular nature.
Molech, the god of killing children and sexual worship.
Yep.
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I think we are being forced a religion on us, it is not Christian, but it is a secular nature.
Secular Humanism is considered to be a religion.

http://vftonline.org/Patriarchy/defi...m_religion.htm
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One of President Obama's top aides, David Axelrod, declared: “the era of cheap gasoline is over.” Under President Obama, gas prices have increased about $2.00 per gallon on average.


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