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Mosque Attacks and the Delegitimization of Islam

When it comes to Muslims, the newest tool for dehumanization is the
delegitimization of Islam itself.
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Supreme Court, First Amendment
Mixed Signals: The Supreme Court and Two Current Church-State Cases

Those urging that the cross be left in place argue that the courts should look to the purpose of the Peace Cross as a memorial to war dead.
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The Supreme Court’s Peace Cross: Here’s the Important Backstory

Yes, the First Amendment and state constitutions prohibit government establishment of religion. But for much of our early history, the United States was a semi-established Protestant country.
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