Monday, May 26, 2014

Atheists not allowed to hold office in seven states?!

WOW. Seven states do not allow atheists to hold public office. Yeah, that's not a joke.
"This prejudice is particularly evident in the political realm, where being open about non-belief is an insuperable barrier to election. Moreover, seven states still ban atheists from holding office -- prohibitions that violate the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on religious tests for public office, but remain on the books because no lawmaker wants to be seen supporting their repeal. "

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