Quotes about separation church state

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George Carlin

"I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death." George Carlin
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"The findings suggest that American public opinion is starkly divided when it comes to the role of religion in the public square, and that our nation's proud tradition of church-state separation is threatened as never before." Abraham Foxman
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"must maintain strict protection for civil rights and a clear separation of church and state." Bill Bradley
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"The purpose of the ads is to educate people about the critical importance of separation of church and state." Erwin Chemerinsky
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"This replacement is extremely important because it's my view that John Roberts was a one-for-one replacement for the chief. Justice O'Connor held the middle in the court, and on many social issues, like separation of church and state, she was the crucial vote there." Marci Hamilton
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"The law of the land is clear that you must have a separation of church and state. Any religion should be practiced in homes or places of worship, not in public schools." Paulette Burdick
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"From Bush v. Gore to the Second Amendment to separation of church and state to abortion, he was masterful at saying a lot but avoiding answering the key questions." Erwin Chemerinsky
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"What's ... important about this case is that it validates the separation of church and state. Even more important, it's a question of teaching good science." Lawrence Krauss
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"separation of church and state." Lincoln Chafee
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"But the greatest injury of the 'wall' notion is its mischievous diversion of judges from the actual intentions of the drafters of the Bill of Rights. . . . The "wall of separation between church and state" is a metaphor based on bad history, a metaphor which has proved useless as a guide to judging. It should be frankly and explicitly abandoned." William Rehnquist
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"Virtually every Supreme Court case that has come down since Everson dealing with separation of church and state has referred back to that ruling, to the Everson case." Rob Boston
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"When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body." Bill Lee
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"When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body." Bill Lee
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Ulysses Grant

"Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate." Ulysses Grant
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James Madison

"The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state." James Madison
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Diane Feinstein

"[Church-state separation. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., asked Roberts whether he believed in the separation of church and state as set forth in the First Amendment. She quoted President John F. Kennedy as having said in 1960,] I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute. ... My question is: Do you?" Diane Feinstein
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"I have never met a happy atheist. I believe in separation of church and state, but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction of separating church and state." Dixie Carter
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"This Campaign will provide a voice for Americans who believe in both a free church and a free state. We want religious liberty free from interference from the government and a free government that does not become an instrument for imposing religious beliefs on people who do not share them. That is what the founders of America meant to insure when they separated church from state." Ira Glasser
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Jacques Chirac

"After dividing France at the time of its adoption, the republican law of 1905 on separating church and state has gradually led to a secular calm that has united the entire French people," Jacques Chirac
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"It doesn't matter if they label it philosophy, science or home ec. For this to be endorsed as scientifically credible is a violation of church-state separation." Glenn Branch
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"...There is no such thing as ... separation of state and church ... in the Constitution. It's a lie of the left." Pat Robertson
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