Amending the 10th Amendment: Rick Perry's Infidelity to Federalism Is More Troubling Than His Fidelity to Christianity
Sullum, Jacob, Reason
EVIDENTLY Rick Perry is a Christian. But does he have to make such a big deal out of it?
"As a nation" the governor of my state declared when he announced a prayer rally that attracted more than 30,000 people to Houston's Reliant Stadium in August, "we must come together and call upon Jesus to guide us through unprecedented struggles and thank Him for the blessings of freedom we so richly enjoy." My response to The Response: No, thanks. My people have managed without Jesus for thousands of years. Why start now?
In truth, however, I was not terribly insulted at being excluded from Perry's giant church service. Even if I drove on Saturdays, I would not have been …
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Publication information: Article title: Amending the 10th Amendment: Rick Perry's Infidelity to Federalism Is More Troubling Than His Fidelity to Christianity. Contributors: Sullum, Jacob - Author. Magazine title: Reason. Volume: 43. Issue: 6 Publication date: November 2011. Page number: 10. © 2009 Reason Foundation. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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