Minority Rules In America

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Minority Rules
Religion is one of the largest controversies in the world, and this is mainly because of how many different people with different backgrounds and cultures are in America. It creates positivity and brings people together, while making countries fight and cause terrorism. America founded its nation on religion, and has slowly pushed it away year by year. Religion is being pushed out of our classrooms, schools, and communities because of the small percentage of people in America that aren’t religious. People are becoming offended easily by religious topics, and it is causing negativity among American citizens. America’s youth aren’t getting the education of the worlds culture in the classroom. There hasn’t been a single successful
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The teacher would hold up two books and say “ok let’s take a vote on which book we are going to read”, then we would all vote on which book we thought would be the best. After the teacher counted all the hands raised for a certain book she decided on a book, and most of the time said “ok we are going to read this one because majority rules”. In America, we seem to let the minority rule. One person’s opinion can change America, which causes the majority to become unhappy, and in the end, causes Americans to become more hateful and negative. In the US, 70.6% of people are Christian, or some kind of Christianity. Most of the time these are the people that are wanting to put religion back in the school, but on the opposing side, Atheists and other non -religious affiliates want to separate church and state. Atheist account for 3.1% of the population, and 4% are agnostic. 77.2% of American citizens are religious, or believe in a religion (pewresearchcenter.com). The US is founded on democracy, and believes that people have the right to vote or have a voice in a situation. If this is true, why is religion being taken out of schools? If 77.2% of Americans believe in some form of religion, why are they being overpowered by the minority that don’t believe in a religion? The majority of the US should be able to choose what is allowed in our schools and not the small percentile of people

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