U.S. Rep. Louie “Gomer” Gohmert, the Texas Republican known for regularly uttering idiocies, suddenly has stumbled upon a semblance of the truth regarding Freedom of Religion under the First Amendment.


In some context or another, Gohmert said the other day that the constitutional separation between church and state was meant to be a “one-way wall” where the “church plays a role in the state.”


Could it be that Gohmert has been reading my blog? I’ve been arguing for years that the Constitution forbids government involvement in religion, but does not necessarily forbid people from bringing their religious principles to government....

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U.S. Rep. Louie “Gomer” Gohmert, the Texas Republican known for regularly uttering idiocies, suddenly has stumbled upon a semblance of the truth regarding Freedom of Religion under the First Amendment.

In some context or another, Gohmert said the other day that the constitutional separation between church and state was meant to be a “one-way wall” where the “church plays a role in the state.”

Could it be that Gohmert has been reading my blog? I’ve been arguing for years that the Constitution forbids government involvement in religion, but does not necessarily forbid people from bringing their religious principles to government....

Read more