The First Amendment Of The United States Constitution Essay

1026 Words Oct 6th, 2016 5 Pages
Religious belief among Americans today is as vigorous, dynamic and widespread as it ever has been. Which is why we need to stop being diverse. We as a nation are already diverse enough and when it comes to church and state we should draw the line and state our knowledge that diversity is not always good for us, especially when we need to all agree on something. There are about four thousand five hundred religions out there and it will be hard for all of us to all agree on one specific topic. The first amendment of the united states constitution gives us all americans the freedom to practice any religion of our choosing. The first amendment states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof....” So before i even continue with my argument the constitution already has backed me up and supported that the church and state should not join together and become one. They should be different and have their own legal power. The first amendment stated two different clauses the Establishment clause and the religion clause called the free exercise clause. The Establishment Clause prevents the government from discriminating in favor of religious beliefs or practices by adopting or endorsing them through its laws or the actions of its employees, while the Free Exercise Clause prevents the government from discriminating against the religious beliefs or practices of individuals and organizations.While the religion clauses…

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