Does our American Constitution, which offers blanket and unquestioning protection of religious freedom, create the very means by which the destruction of American sovereignty can be accomplished?
When America was founded no one thought it was necessary to define the concept of religion. To this day America has failed to define what is or is not a religion.
We must focus upon questioning the adequacy of our American Constitution (specifically the two clauses of the First Amendment concerning the relationship of government to religion: the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause).
How can it be unconstitutional for government to establish a religion when the constitution hasn’t even defined religion? And isn’t it important to define religion so as to determine whether something is a "religion" for Establishment Clause purposes?
Here’s a typical outmoded definition of religion as found in Wikipedia:
A religion is a set of common beliefs and practices generally held by a group of people, often codified as prayer, ritual, and religious law. Religion also encompasses ancestral or cultural traditions, writings, history, and mythology, as well as personal faith and mystic experience. The term “religion” refers to both the personal practices related to communal faith and to group rituals and communication stemming from shared conviction.
But what if some religions believe that their religious law must be the only law of the land? How can America deal with a political system (inimical to American freedoms) that is hidden inside a religion?
According to deported terrorist Dr. Jaafar Sheikh Idris
Islam cannot be separated from the state because it guides Muslims through every detail of running the state and their lives. Muslims have no choice but to reject secularism for it excludes the laws of God. . . . No Muslim could become president in a secular regime, for in order to pledge loyalty to the constitution, a Muslim would have to abandon part of his belief and embrace the belief of secularism — which is practically another religion. For Muslims, the word 'religion' does not only refer to a collection of beliefs and rituals, it refers to a way of life which includes all values, behaviors, and details of living.
In January 2007 Faultline USA posted An “Honest” Terrorist Writes: “No Muslim Can Pledge Loyalty to the Constitution”. This article presents the case for a constitutional amendment.
In December 2006, Faultline USA suggested a proposed amendment to the Constitution in the article Keith Ellison, Islam, American Sovereignty : Should we Amend the Constitution?
Perhaps it’s time for a constitutional amendment? I submit for example: “No person shall hold any office or public Trust under the United States who adheres to or gives allegiance to any religion, ideology, or organization which by word, nature, association, or action has shown intent to undermine the sovereignty of these United States!"
Let us all begin to discuss this issue!
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