Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Quotation for Today: State Disapproved Freedom of Conscience

Religion's war on freedom continues in the United States.  The quotation for today, on the other side of the break, illustrates the extreme lengths that religious fanatics will go to in their attack on freedom.

 “It seemed like it was saying, every time I saw it, ‘You don’t belong here.’ ”
Jessica Ahlquist
Ms. Ahlquist is an 11th-grade student at Cranston High School West in Rhode Island.  Her comment is in reference togovernment agency's sanction of religion and the impact that state-approved religion has on freedom of conscience, to practice or not practice religion.

In the article cited below, you can read about Ms. Ahlquist's brave actions to defend her right to freedom of conscience. 

"A Brave Stand in Rhode Island." Editorial. The New York Times 31 January, 2012: online edition.

Related information:

Kruse, Kevin. "CAMPAIGN STOPS; Op-Ed Contributor: For God So Loved The 1 Percent ..." The New York Times 18 January, 2012: online edition.

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