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Tuesday, May 03, 2005

more secularity

Revere at Effect Measure started with the 19th-century humanism, this time from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1890...

“There is no such source and cause of strife, quarrel, fights, malignant opposition, persecution, and war, and all evil in the state, as religion. Let it once enter into our civil affairs, our government soon would be destroyed. Let it once enter our common schools, they would be destroyed. Those who made our Constitution saw this, and used the most apt and comprehensive language in it to prevent such a catastrophe.”

(Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Weiss v. District Board, March 18, 1890.)


Blogger Payou said...

HA! the courts even then never missed a chance to show how ignorant and stupid they could be! way to!

May 13, 2005 9:38 AM  

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