I really respect that people are talking out about this. The United States was not founded to be Christian, it was founded in one part to allow religious freedom and choice. As a country we’ve forgotten that.
Ah, July 4th.
One of the times of the year where it seems most everyone, no matter their day-to-day politics, becomes a staunch right-wing Republican with cries of “It’s “One Nation Under God” or get the fuck out!” all over social media.
There’s only one problem.
It’s not. At least, it was never supposed to be.
The Founding Fathers NEVER intended to have our nation to be perceived as a Christian nation- a theocracy, and they surely never wanted to become so embattled with each other over spirituality.
“The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion.”
The First Amendment that the Right likes to construe to their agenda:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the…
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