A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Thursday, December 22, 2005

"This extra-constitutional construct has grown tiresome"

Great stuff from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in countering the allergic reaction of extremists to anything connected to religion in the public square.

"[T]he ACLU makes repeated reference to 'the separation of church and state.' This extra-constitutional construct has grown tiresome. The First Amendment does not demand a wall of separation between church and state."

The case is ACLU of Kentucky v. Mercer County, Kentucky. The full text of the decision is available here.

(Hat tip: Sed Contra and Holy Fool)