Nothing to kill or die for, No religion too

Missouri House Concurrent Resolution No. 13: Now, therefore, be it resolved by the members of the House of Representatives of the Ninety-third (Missouri) General Assembly, Second Regular Session, the Senate concurring therein, that we stand with the majority of our constituents and exercise the common sense that voluntary prayer in public schools and religious displays on public property are not a coalition of church and state, but rather the justified recognition of the positive role that Christianity has played in this great nation of ours, the United States of America.

Bill of Rights, Amendment 1: 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.

2 thoughts on “Nothing to kill or die for, No religion too

  1. okay, I’m a dork, it wasn’t Dylan, it was Lennon. But he sang it like Dylan, which is kind of confusing.

  2. I can understand how this move by the Missouri Legislature would have many people upset, but one thing to keep in mind is that a resolution, by definition, is not law. Resolutions have no teeth. Resolutions have no power or authority of legal enforcement. Resolutions make good fodder for politicians to tell their constituents that they “passed a resolution to make Christianity the state-favored religious system!”
    It’s like the Governor making a resolution to make March 22 “Geek Awareness Day”, or some other such nonsense. It means nothing.
    Much ado about nothing.
    BTW-you quoted Dylan! That was cool!

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