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States’ Rights And Religion: North Carolina Legislators Say U.S. Constitution Doesn’t Apply To Them

Just when you think the Religious Right forces can’t get any wackier, they up the ante.

Legislators in North Carolina have introduced the “Rowan County Defense of Religion Act,” a bill declaring that all states – and their political subdivisions – are free to make any laws they choose regarding religion. The U.S. Constitution’s church-state separation provisions, they say, apply only to the federal government.