Our Constitution was built on the principle that are rights come from a Creator.
It has been well established by multiple Supreme Court rulings, the majority of Presidents, countless founding documents, dozens of national monuments, state constitutions, and over 400 years of practice, Americans are free to publicly express their Christian faith.
Religious liberty has been around since 550 BC when Cyrus the Great established religious freedom throughout his Achaemenid Empire. It was one of the principles that our Founding Fathers determined was essential to establishing liberty in America.
In 1954, the U.S. Congress amended (without debate or analysis) Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) to restrict the speech of non-profit tax exempt entities, including churches.
American Exceptionalism is grounded in the Founders, and the founding document they authored, which gives testimony to the religious, and uniquely Judeo-Christian, character of the United States of America.
Though it is possible to cite hundreds of examples, Supreme Court Justice David Brewer (1837-1910) says it the plainest.
According to historians, 29 signers of the Declaration of Independence held seminary or Bible school degrees and knew that 1500+ Bible verses on government.
Many people are surprised to learn that the United States Capitol regularly served as a church building; a practice that began even before Congress officially moved into the building and lasted until well after the Civil War.
Prior to 1962 prayer and Bible were encouraged in schools. There was not a school in America that did not have prayer and Bible every day. Our Judeo-Christian heritage was taught boldly and accurately.
The U. S. Constitution’s lack of a Christian designation had little to do with a radical secular agenda. Indeed, it had little to do with religion at all.
In 1619, our first governing body in the New World, the House of Burgesses, was known to have started my meeting at church to pray and ask God for wisdom, insight, vision, and blessing upon our nation.