Notes 2-10-09

Notes 2-10-09 - PAGES I N THE BOOK TO PAY ATTENTION TO: Pg....

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PAGES IN THE BOOK TO PAY ATTENTION TO: Pg. 107-112 And READ CH.1 OF UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM 1. Freedom of Religion a. Establishment Clause i. The gov cant sponsor religion or subsidize religion 1. “Congress can pass a law that respects a established religion” ii. Separation of Church and State 1. obvious iii. Accommodationist perspective 1. The gov can’t discriminate again any religious groups nor can they help any out per say. iv. Lemon Test 1. Does the law or practice have a secular (nonreligious purpose) 2. Does the primary intent of effect of the law either advanced or inhibit religion 3. Does the law or practice create an excessive entanglement of government and religion v. Kentucky case (2005) 1. Cant post Ten Commandments in courthouses vi. Van Orden v. Perry (2005)
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1. Ten Commandments on Capitol Grounds ok bc it’s amid a variety of other monuments and was mixed along other cultural and patriotic symbols b. Free Exercise Clause i. You have the right to practice your religion freely until it violates
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course POLS 1301 taught by Professor Rugeley during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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