Re: Defenders of "under god" are ... mislead or misleading (pick
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Fri Sep 30 14:25:35 EDT 2005
"David Dean" <ozchzhq02 at sneakemail.com> wrote in message
news:ozchzhq02-240738.12160930092005 at frylock.local...
> In article <dhjb2d$pqj$1 at news.spamcop.net>,
> "Miss Betsy" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote:
>> It is not something to be ashamed of that our ancestors based our
>> law (including the Constitution) on the 10 commandments.
> How is US law based on the ten commandments? Where does the ten
> commandments even approach the Constitution. (I agree that it isn't
> something to be /ashamed/ of for any other country, but it is forbidden
> by our Constitution.)
It isn't, which is obvious by the fact that even the really simple ones
aren't mentioned, i.e., Thou shalt not kill. Not one of the 10 commandments
or anything even approximating one is mentioned. I think some people either
haven't read the Constitution or want to wish it into something it isn't.
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