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More and more our legislators are failing to know the difference between morality and governance
Mighty Mouse
Morality is a personal viewpoint. There are religions and churches whose prime function is to deal with morality. Governance is making decisions that are right for all the people not just those who share your morality. To legislate based on your morality is to impose your version of morality on all the people. The framers of the Constitution recognized the propensity of religious persons to try to impose their moral influence on those of a different mind. That is why they included passages to separate church and state. That is why they included passages to ensure equal protection for all citizens not just the ones with whom you agree. That is why it was written with consideration for the protection of the minority.


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