The framers of the Constitution believed that houses of worship should not receive tax dollars. They didn’t feel this way because they were hostile to religion – far from it. The Founding Fathers understood that faith communities prosper when voluntarily supported by members.
Even as President Donald Trump pursues construction of a border wall, he, in cahoots with his Religious Right allies, is hard at work tearing down the church-state wall. His actions could not be more misguided.