In Church?

In New York City, there’s a longtime city ordinance making it illegal to fart in church. I think of that law whenever I hear about a politician campaigning in a house of worship. In theory, our Constitution guarantees separation of Church and State, and delivering a political speech (or even making an appearance, if it’s for campaign purposes) where religious services are held shows a lack of respect for the Constitution. ┬áThis is equally true of any candidate who does it, and it isn’t a lot different from a religious organization lobbying for legislation to force its own values on … Continue reading In Church?