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Atheists demand removal of Utah highway crosses commemorating fallen Highway Patrol troopers



 
 
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Old December 6th 05, 12:42 AM posted to rec.autos.driving
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Default Atheists demand removal of Utah highway crosses commemorating fallen Highway Patrol troopers

"Larry Bud" > wrote in
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>> So where in the constitution does it say anything about the free
>> expression allowing you to push -your- religion in -my- face?

>
> It's implied by the fact that the Constitution is a government limiting
> document. IOW, it lists out the do's and don't of the Federal
> Government.
>
>


And of State governments;they cannot abridge the right to free speech or
any of the other rights mentioned in the amendments,although it seems the
2nd Amendment RKBA has been exempted (wrongly) from this.I believe that in
joining the "United States of America",they agree to abide by the
Constitution;all of it,not just they parts they like.
>
>> That is
>> what it comes down to. Practice whatever religion (within reason) you
>> want but keep it off public property.

>
>> You want to proseltize? Fine, just don't use public funds to do it.

>
> Using taxpayer money is certainly a different issue, since the
> Constitution doesn't grant the government power to spend money on such
> things.
>
>



Nor should it allow judges to create law. But it has done so.


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Jim Yanik
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