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In reply to the discussion: Check out the motivation! [View all]

cbayer

(146,218 posts)
34. Sounds like a wonderful program.
Thu May 31, 2012, 12:31 PM
May 2012

Kudos to you for participating and to the students who are doing what they can to make the world better.

Check out the motivation! [View all] Thats my opinion May 2012 OP
Motivations designed and distributed by rrneck May 2012 #1
What is the constitutional prohibition against political activity? cbayer May 2012 #2
The First Amendment. rrneck May 2012 #3
I disagree that the First Amendment prohibits religious groups from engaging in political action cbayer May 2012 #4
How so? rrneck May 2012 #5
The establishment claause constrains the government, not churches. eomer May 2012 #27
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion..." rrneck May 2012 #32
You forgot to include the free exercise clause. Thats my opinion May 2012 #35
How do you feel about rrneck May 2012 #38
I feel i should add... rrneck May 2012 #6
1+++ patrice May 2012 #8
Appreciate your responses here and I see your point about the difficulty cbayer May 2012 #9
Forgive the intrusion --> daaron May 2012 #12
Well said. Again, I think, but am not certain, that the projects of these students cbayer May 2012 #13
Could you explain how the Establishment clause bans organized polticking of religious institutions. Leontius May 2012 #15
By "organized politicking" I'm referring to endorsing or opposing political candidates --> daaron May 2012 #22
What I want you to explain is how you reach the conclusion that Leontius May 2012 #23
Campaigning from the pulpit is banned according to SCOTUS decisions. daaron May 2012 #24
The law that constrains churches is the Internal Revenue Code, not the establishment clause. eomer May 2012 #28
The tax code that constrains churches stands only because SCOTUS --> daaron May 2012 #30
The problem is when you start playing so fast and loose with the Constitution Leontius May 2012 #42
Here is some --> daaron May 2012 #31
The question decided in that Supreme Court ruling is whether the government is permitted... eomer May 2012 #33
6 of one, 1/2 dozen of the other. daaron May 2012 #39
No, I didn't say the government doesn't limit churches, I said the Constitution doesn't. eomer May 2012 #40
Sudo !! daaron May 2012 #41
Yes, that is what the First Amendment is all about. nt Thats my opinion May 2012 #18
Sorry, nope. rrneck May 2012 #14
Take a look at #16. Thats my opinion May 2012 #19
Hey, rrneck May 2012 #21
Help me understand. Thats my opinion May 2012 #16
No society can last for long rrneck May 2012 #20
Hee hee -- "...in air conditioning and iced Scotch..." daaron May 2012 #25
To the extent that political action or causes are more than 50% associated with a certain candidate, patrice May 2012 #7
None of these projects appear to be supporting particular candidates. cbayer May 2012 #10
"While most of these young adults have a religious motivation which impels them on their journeys" trotsky May 2012 #11
Other than using your response as just another way to take a swipe at anything religious, Thats my opinion May 2012 #17
Nope, your attempt to smear me is misguided. trotsky May 2012 #26
If Thats my opinion May 2012 #36
Actually, it's honest commentary. trotsky May 2012 #37
Religious groups often engage in things that benefit society. MineralMan May 2012 #29
Sounds like a wonderful program. cbayer May 2012 #34
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