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QOD

Posted in Government & Politics,History by sosipater on March 8, 2007

Founders’ Quote Daily

“The civil rights of none, shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext infringed. ”

— James Madison (proposed amendment to the Constitution, given in a speech in the House of Representatives, 1789)

Reference: Madison: Writings, Rakove, ed., Library of America (442)

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  1. kennicon said,

    Dude — I just wrote a paper on Religious Liberty in America, as it pertains to Baptists, last night. This proposed amendment was pivotal in the overall scheme of things. Very cool.

  2. sosipater said,

    Nick,

    Sweet.


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