Separation of Church and State Essay example

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Probably one of the most heated and controversial political battles raging today would have to be the argument of Separation of Church and State. This debate bridges boundaries of political and social status and reaches deep within, to a time honored believe, Religion. With greater movements toward civil liberties and individual rights, more people have picked up there political swords and readied themselves for battle. So far there has been many casualties on both sides but yet no victor.

The whole argument has been raging for some time but never has it been as heated as it has in the last several years. In 1951 minority religions felted that they no longer should be persecuted and have to listen to others religions in public places
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The new “enemy” then appeared for the Christians, non-Judah religions, Atheists and Agnostics. They called for the removal of the ten commandments, the most honored of all rules by Christians, and all other things pertaining to religion. This outraged the Christians and once again they picked up there Swords of Political Power and headed out to take some heads. Groups started springing up left and right such as Christian Coalition and United Atheist Organization with the soul purpose of protecting there religious rights.

With the majority of Americans being Christian, it almost seems as though the minority is infringing on the rights of the majority. “Why should we have to stop praying because one person doesn’t like it?” Or, “we should be able to keep up the ten commandments, the people that don’t like them don’t have to read them!” These arguments of those that feel that as a majority their rights are being trampled but it is all on how you look at the matter. They are merely losing something that puts them back at neutral with the rest of the religions. Look at it from this point of view; lets say that in every school there is the Seven rules of Sheba posted in every classroom. In court you swear upon the holy...Kharim and before every trial the ask Satan for guidance in their judgment. Or suppose on every dollar bill it states “In Buddha We Trust” and in every States pledge it asks for the

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