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Christian nation?

| Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003

Our U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case on whether the Pledge of Allegiance, recited by generations of American schoolchildren, is an unconstitutional blending of "church" and "state." Liberals argue that the phrase "one nation under God" refers to an official acknowledgment of our nation's religious heritage.

Well, then, how does one explain the 1892 U.S. Supreme Court decision that unanimously ruled that America is a Christian nation and that it was quite OK for the "church" (Christian religion) to coexist and commingle with the "state" (government)?

May our Christian God bless America and even the liberals who try to tear it down.

William D. Mayercheck
Penn Township

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