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I Want Seperation of Church and State

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    What About The 10 Amendments????

      All this argueing about the 10 commandments on Government buildings. In my opinion of the 10 commandments only 5 of them are relivant to the arguement of them being the basis for american law. Guess what...... american law has it's roots in more that just the 1...
    CheekyGeek CheekyGeek 41-45 8 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Census

    Yes i agree there has to be complete seperation .Here we are having our census and we have told that Jedi is no longer acceptable.It will be called a non complete !So the Atheist Group want Aussies to put no religion ,instead of the one that they were born into but no longer go...
    ozzysteve ozzysteve 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2011

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    Sereration Of Church And State!!!

    I am all for the seperation because religion has no place in politics, it just gives politicians another way to excuse , dodge or use religion for their own agendas. heads of religious factions are always lobbying for some kind of BS that does not take in the society as a wohle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2012

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    Agreed

    Although I'm a very spiritual person, everyone isn't that way. By having the church in the state it basically shows that they believe that we all need to believe a certain belief system and everything else is wrong. Firstly, there is an undeniable separation between church...
    Metanoia Metanoia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    Me I Don't Want Separation

    I think voting booths are a convenient place to sexually abuse altar boys.  We have the curtain, there's discretion and it's convenient.
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 1 Response Mar 21, 2010

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    I'm 14 years old, I was Christian all my life and I've been going to this church for 4 years. Just because I left church doesn't mean that I'm not a Christian anymore. I want to go...
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    Too many times I have seen and heard believers say you love God but you don't go to church. If you love God you will understand that the church was created for jesus to be...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 1 Response Jan 19

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    I love going to church and I don't feel we have church enough. We decided room have a midnight service tonight so we could all be together for new years so we changed the time of...
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    Good morning! I'm getting ready to go to church and I want to learn something new today and I want to be a better person! I go to church every Sunday morning! God bless you...
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    I hate that country "take me to church" song. But I actually like going to church. So there you have it folks. Contradictions.
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    God is everywhere in the world around us, yes church is important and I go probably once a month but I don't feel any further from God than when I was going to church twice a week...
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    So I haven't been going to church in awhile. I keep telling myself that I will go but never do. I think I have doubts about God existing. I've been wondering if I really believe in...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Jesus at the center of it allJesus at the center of it allFrom beginning to the endIt will always be, it's always been YouJesus, Jesus[x2]Nothing else matters,Nothing in this...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F Jan 10

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    My parents always want me to go to church with them and do every bible study group with them, but I dislike it a lot and I don't enjoy going at all.
    iwishtoremainanonymous iwishtoremainanonymous 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I think it very cruel to keep penguins in big houses and make the wear beads go to church and carry bibles! Enough is enough!
    Diginator Diginator 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I swear church is where satan has all of his most important meetings. Especially on Sundays.
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    Church tonight was AMAZING!(: I really wanna do better<3 And I have this huge desire to do more for Christ in 2015 than I did in 2014!! I'm so excited!(:
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    I was about 11 and was misbehaving at church one day...., my dad took me outside and sat on the brick wall out the front and spanked my bottom and I howled like a baby lol
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    I feel as my Sunday or Wednesday is not the same unless I go to church :)
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