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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Supreme Court Urged to End 'Special Privileges' for Atheist Activists

"A conservative civil liberties group is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to put a stop to lawsuits filed by 'church-state separationists.' 'For years, atheists and others who are antagonistic to religion have had special privileges in federal court,' said Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, which litigates religious liberty issues. 'Unlike everyone else, church/state separationists have not had to show that a law or government activity actually injured them in any way before they could challenge it in federal court. All they had to do was show that they were taxpayers. In essence, separationists have had a free pass to bring Establishment Clause lawsuits. That's unfair. No other citizens can sue just because they pay taxes,' Sekulow said." Full Story


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