Top 10 Sins We Should Not Forgive:
1. Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
2. Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
3. Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
4. Voted NO on enforcing laws against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
5. Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
6. Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
7. Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
8. Voted NO on expanding the Children’s Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
9. Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
10. Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
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“… no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” (U.S. Constitution, Article 6, section 3)

The fact is that the majority of the Founding Fathers were “deist” – a belief system that starts and ends at supreme being and rejects both organized religion and the concept of the Christian Jesus.

An argument could be made that many of them were in fact atheist or agnostic, but the laws on the books at the time made it so an avowed atheist was considered to be legally insane and unable to own land, property, or be legally competent to sign contracts. [The top excerpt of the Constitution coupled with the 1st and 14th Amendments eventually outlawed those anti-atheist laws.]

So, in the 1700s and 1800s, the convenient claim of “deism” – an as-close-to-atheist you can get without losing legal rights, was usually “officially” used by non-religious people.

Either way, a Deist is most definitely *not* a Christian.

“Christianity neither is, nor ever was, a part of the Common Law.” – Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father and 3rd President, in a letter to Dr. Thomas Cooper, 1814
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