On Friday morning, February 27, 2015, I saw Chris Cuomo pontificating on TV with a fellow CNN host, Michael Smerconish.
They were talking about the annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference, and at one point, Cuomo seemed to suggest that a majority of those attending the meeting in Washington, D.C., supposedly favored establishing Christianity as the national religion.
Cuomo is wrong. The founders were clear that there shall be no established religion at the federal level in this country, and I’m positive the majority of CPAC members are in agreement with that point.
We have a national birth certificate—the Declaration of Independence—which states that our rights come from the Creator. It is the duty of governments to respect those God-given rights.
Because the King of England was messing with those rights, Thomas Jefferson (the Declaration’s main author) gave a laundry list of such oppression—in essence declaring that the king had “unkinged” himself. Jefferson’s motto was “Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.”
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