Will the state become the only church?

By |June 4th, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Government, Ideas, People, Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(Denver Post, June 3) The Founders wouldn’t believe it. The Colorado Court of Appeals says the governor may not proclaim an official day of prayer because of a clause in the state constitution prohibiting that “any preference be given by law to any religious denomination or mode of worship. This novel interpretation would come as a surprise not only to the governors who have issued such proclamations dating back many years, but also to the authors of that very constitution, […]