Does the founders religion matter?


The more I delve into history, the more I get a better idea of what the founders had in mind in creating our Government.

I have no doubt in my mind the Pilgrims/Early settlers were a religious people. I have no doubt in early America, Christianity was 99% of the religious makeup of the country. At that time, religious groups attempted to force strict religious observance and rules on the citizens. Laws mandated everyone to attend services and to pay taxes to fund the salary of the ministers. Those who wanted to worship differently or may have been a non-Christian faith were often persecuted. In short, back in those days religion controlled people and government. I won’t even argue that our Founding Fathers, Laws and everything else had a certain degree of Christian influence but I will argue that when it came to the founding of our Country and the American…

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