church and state (UNCLASSIFIED)

David A. Daniel dad at POKERWIZ.COM
Mon Nov 22 17:23:24 UTC 2010

>Do you include keeping the govt from interfering with devout Christian
>Scientist parents who fail to treat their minor children from deadly but
>curable diseases?  Just asking (and mainly making the point that a
>bright clear line that says "NO" isn't a simple solution).

Stopping Christian Scientists from letting their children die is not a
matter of church and state separation, it is a matter of the secular laws of
the land taking precedence over religious beliefs/laws. The laws of the land
also do not allow Muslims to stone their wives for adultery, or allow Hindus
to force widows to climb on the funeral pyre with their husband's corpse.

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