Columnists Support Religious Freedom Lesson in Texas Social Studies

May 27, 2010
Topic: SBOE , Update

Article in Houston Chronicle.  Don’t agree with a lot of content, but columnist supports the SBOE’s solid religiou freedom language.

“They debated over whether schoolchildren should be required to ponder the fact that the Founding Fathers did not, in the First Amendment, enshrine a separation of church and state as we now understand it. Now that’s something I can agree with.”

“Though the phrase was used by Thomas (also no middle name) Jefferson, the doctrine of separation of church and state as we know it now was developed by the courts mostly in the last half of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries…”

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/casey/7018893.html

And Pat Buchanan’s article in World Net Daily. http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=158209

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