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Comment: Re:Oklahoma? (Score 1) 1161

by de Selby (#27099461) Attached to: Oklahoma, Vatican Take Opposite Tacks On Evolution

I'm not so sure about your take on the 1st Amendment. It is for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. It is just that there cannot be a national religion that is forced upon the populace.

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I think it really was going for not forcing a religion no anyone...but, not that any religion could never be spoken about. The mere presence of a mention or investigation into religion is not forcing anything upon anyone else..it isn't like you won't pass a course if you don't convert.

I think there's been some miscommunication.

A common slogan on this topic is "freedom of religion implies freedom from religion". That's because "freedom from" means exactly what you're offering as an alternative--we are not legally required to have a religion and we are protected from religion being imposed against our will.

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