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  •  The other half of the First Amendment has (3+ / 0-)

    somehow been interpreted to mean not "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," but that Congress shall tax all Americans, regardless of their personal religious beliefs, to fund religions and allow them to flourish at our expense.

    Rather than discuss their hate speech, I think it is time we just stopped footing the bill for any church. That includes the WBC as well as the church of scientology. And the Catholic Church and all of those in between.

    Let them believe and say whatever they like under the first amendment protection, just don't ask me to pay for it. Any church that actually does any good in the world will have members that support it. Those that don't, won't.  

    Problem solved.

    We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty - Edward R. Murrow

    by Susan Grigsby on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 01:48:16 PM PDT

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