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“Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said that the Constitution was never meant to be neutral about religion. Indeed, he said, “there is no place for that in our constitutional tradition.” He admitted that “you can’t favor one denomination over another,” but that doesn’t mean that religion cannot be favored over non-religion. …”

More: http://savingourfuture.com/2016/01/justice-scalia-the-constitution-supports-religion/

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About adventlife

I am a second generation Adventist who joined the church by baptism almost seven decades ago when the Adventist Church was still pro-life. I have a Ph. D. Degree in religion, and my dissertation was entitled "From Pro-life to Pro-choice: The Dramatic Shift in Seventh-day Adventists' Attitudes Toward Abortion." I recently published a book with said title which is available at http://lulu.com. You need to type my name in the Search blank space to access it. I believe that the Adventist Church should get out of the abortion business, especially out of the elective type of abortions. The church did compromise on this moral issue back in 1970 and many of its hospitals were allowed to profit from the killing of innocent unborn babies with impunity. The church needs to repent of this great moral sin and publicly admit that it was wrong for the "Remnant," Church which keeps God's Commandments, to profit from what the Bible and our Adventist pioneers labeled as murder. The Lord is merciful and forgiving, but public sins must be publicly repented of in order to secure God's forgiveness. P.S.: I recently published my second book dealing with abortion and the Adventist Church. The title is: “Murder in Paradise: A Serious Warning to the United States & the Adventist Church” http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=Print+Products&keyWords=Samojluk+murder+in+paradise&x=5&y=10&sitesearch=lulu.com&q= Paperback: List Price: $22.49 $9.00 You Save: 60%

2 responses »

  1. Doug Yowell says:

    Scalia is absolutely right. And the historical writings of the nation’s founders validate his conclusions. A similar statement by Chief Justice Reinquist back in the 1980’s became fodder for SDA religious liberty pundits to (falsely) label (libel) him as being against church/state separation. I’ll be curious as to how the new generation of religious liberty watchdogs will attempt to skew these most recent remarks? I’m expecting much of the same.

    • adventlife says:

      Yes, the founders of this nation were not against religion but rather against the promotion of a particular denomination as it was the case in Europe where they had been the object of persecution.

      Nic

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