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Louisiana Politics and The "Christian Nation" Myth

Jul 6, 2012 8:16:15 AM
Sep 5, 2012 3:57:50 AM

More proof that you don't need knowledge of 1) the constitution or 2) the founding fathers to be elected to public office.Louisiana Rep. Valarie Hodges voted for the governor's voucher program that would allow state funds to be used to pay for religious schools. Apparently, she hadn't been informed that there were (wait for it!) other religions in the U.S. besides Christianity ("America’s Founding Fathers’ religion" - her words.)

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