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The Supreme Court Agreed To Hear A Case Today That Will Probably Nuke Separation Of Church And State

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At thinkprogress.org

Eight years ago, in an opinion warning of the 'violent consequences of the assumption of religious authority by government,' retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor offered a challenge to her fellow conservative justices eager to weaken the wall of separation between church and state: '[t]hose who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: Why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?' Today, there are five justices on the Supreme Court who would trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly. And they just announced that they will hear a case that gives them the opportunity to make this swap a reality.

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Not that the intent of the Founders has not been r... by E. J. N. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:34:51 PM