Editors be aware: The U.S. Structure, not the Bible, is our founding doc

A personcarrying a pink wig and dressed as a girluncovered harmless kids to books, with phrases and illustrations, at two Reno libraries in June.

It was a literary bloodbath. The horror, the horror!

At the very least thats the best way the Washoe County Republican management sees drag queen story hour, the topic of Zoe Dixons story on this difficulty of the RN&R. GOP bosses spurred protesters to attend native authorities conferences, though these panels don’t have anything to do with library occasions. A number of the demonstrators at a June story time cited Outdated Testomony references to bolster their objections.

Whereas its their constitutional proper to tout their non secular beliefs within the public sq., the identical First Modification additionally separates church and state. We now have no official faith. All Individuals have the correct to worship, or not, as they please.

Greater than 100 dad and mom and their children flocked to the summer times first drag queen story hour. Dad and mom make the choices to attend; another persons interpretation of their very own faith isnt related. That goes double for abortion, contraception, LGBTQ+ points and different secular political debates.

Polls present the American individuals agree. A PEW Analysis Middle survey in 2019 that discovered almost two-thirds of U.S. adults imagine church buildings and different homes of worship ought to keep out of politics. People, in fact, are free to precise any political positions they need, however individuals shouldnt delude themselves in pondering that their religion ought to be imposed on anybody else.

On this nation, whether or not you’re an evangelical Christian or have taken solemn vows in a convent populated by drag queen nuns, you may have zero standing to demand that others imagine what you imagine, or reside the best way you do.

Right here, freedom from faith has equal footing with freedom of faith. Those that favor a theocracy can transfer to Afghanistan.

Originally posted 2023-07-04 16:11:00.