America is a Christian nation
Last updated 2/21/2008 at Noon
Regarding: Article 11 in the Treaty of Tripoli as proof the United States is not a Christian nation:
The Founders themselves openly described America as a Christian nation; however, they did include a constitutional prohibition against a federal establishment. Religion was a matter left solely to the individual States.
Therefore, if Article 11 is read as a declaration that the federal government of the United States was not founded on the Christian religion, it is not a repudiation of the fact that America was considered a Christian nation.
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