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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #10)

Fri Aug 13, 2021, 02:37 PM

11. Correction. We are witnessing an ATTEMPT to

destroy it. I have not given up the fight.

I am a member of a mainstream Protestant denomination. I grew up in a different, but also mainstream Protestant church.

I was 13 when the SC ruling ended mandatory Bible reading in public schools. It was law in PA where I lived. Teachers had to start the day by reading a chapter from the KJV.

The Sunday after the SC ruling, the pastor of our church gave a sermon in support of the ruling. He spoke on two main points. First, the only way to preserve our own religious freedom was to respect the freedoms of others on religion, including people who had no beliefs.

Second, he said that religious education is the responsibility of parents and the church. If people farmed it out to public institutions, they were shirking their own responsibilities and letting those institutions take over religion.

It was a good message for a young person to hear.

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