Pinckney’s Promise

‘No Religious Test’ For Public Office In America!

“[N]o religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.”

How did this stipulation end up in our founding document? You can thank Charles Pinckney, a 29-year-old delegate to the Constitutional Convention from South Carolina. Full Story »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jun. 9, 2011

An interesting bit of history regarding civil rights in America.

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