mingling religious influence with government. Separation of Church and State should be one of the basic premises of government. No one has the right to force his beliefs on another or use the state to do so. The state is not in the business of dictating and regulating conscience but each should be able to follow the dictates of their own conscience within reasonable limits of common sense and decorum.
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