Hank the Cowdog wrote:December 25 -- Christmas -- Celebrating the birth of Jesus.
webmacster87 wrote:Hank the Cowdog wrote:December 25 -- Christmas -- Celebrating the birth of Jesus.
That's odd, I thought that Bertie Mons was a secular nation...
Hank the Cowdog wrote:And I thought the U.S. was a christian nation.
Article VI wrote:All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.
The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.
First Amendment wrote: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 people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
The Founding Fathers (who were mostly Christian) established a Government free from Religion.
harmlessgoat22 wrote:The Founding Fathers (who were mostly Christian) established a Government free from Religion.
Actually, most of the Founding Fathers were either not so big about religion (like, they said they were Christian, but didn't really do anything about it), or atheist. Either way, I think it is silly that Christmas is a national holiday. It's ridiculous. I mean, why should Christianity have superiority in this matter over other religions?
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