Alabama’s chief justice: Buddha didn’t create us so First Amendment only protects Christians

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By Scott Kaufman
Friday, May 2, 2014 12:50 EDT

Speaking at the Pastor for Life Luncheon, which was sponsored by Pro-Life Mississippi, Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court declared that the First Amendment only applies to Christians because “Buddha didn’t create us, Mohammed didn’t create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures” who created us.


“They didn’t bring the Koran over on the pilgrim ship,” he continued. “Let’s get real, let’s go back and learn our history. Let’s stop playing games.”


Greg Russak‘s insight:

Everyone is entitled to their beliefs and their opinions.


Our elected officials and their appointees, however, seem to me to bear a special responsibility.


What happens to the public trust and the separation of church and state once remarks like those made by Alabama’s Supreme Court Justice, Roy Moore, are made in public?

Can they still be trusted to keep church and state separate?

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