"Former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart noted (in his dissent of Abington Township, 1963) ‘if religious exercises are held to be impermissible activity in schools, religion is placed at an artificial and state-created disadvantage. Permission for such exercises for those who want them is necessary if the schools are truly to be neutral in the matter of religion. And a refusal to permit them is seen not as the realization of state neutrality, but rather as the establishment of a religion of secularism.'"
Ronald Reagan
(1911-2004) 40th US President
Ronald Reagan radio address, Feb. 25, 1984
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Liberty and Freedom are colorblind doctrines, secular, and or denominational religious interpretations have no place in the unity through simplicity, in order to form a more perfect union. Quite to the contrary, indoctrination of socialism through religious teaching of private interpretation of Doctrines concerning Liberty and Freedom are found to be at fault. 
 -- Ronw13, Oregon     
    We need a separation of school and state.
     -- Durham, Birmingham,AL     
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     -- Mary, MI      
    I've on many occasion given legal and other definitions on this blog of religion and law. When man's morality is legislated, a theocracy is born. The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land allows no competing religion (unless a temporary benefit is foreseen or contemplated).
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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