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Not a Christian Nation Stamp by fira-flame Not a Christian Nation Stamp by fira-flame


"As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion." ARTICLE 11; Treaty of Tripoli, 1796, 1806

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Bill of Rights.

"The United States have adventured upon a great and noble experiment, which is believed to have been hazarded in the absence of all previous precedent -- that of total separation of Church and State. No religious establishment by law exists among us." John Tyler, 10th President of the United States of America.

"One of the great strengths of the United States is … we have a very large Christian population -- we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values." United States President Barack Obama.

Constitution Lecture 9: Separation of Church and State - [link]


Also, you may take notice that there is no mention of the Christian God ANYWHERE in the Constitution. The omission of God in the Constitution did not come out of forgetfulness, but rather out of the Founding Fathers purposeful intentions to keep government separate from religion.

EDIT: I'm not surprised this stamp has caused so much controversy, but I am surprised that someone has actually gone as far to go through all of the comments and spam them. I think I need a good pat on the back.
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soulessone12 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
I agree with this stamp and I'm a christian (seriously why do people come up with this thought have they read the constitution or they think the constitution is the bible?)
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Hoodifiste Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Why quote President Barack Obama? He's wasn't even born American, but, I guess that doesn't matter anymore, now does it? Who determined those ideals and set of values, if they did not originate from God? From the goodness of mankind? I think not.
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MornofVivec Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Dude, when Obama was born in '61 in Hawaii, it had been granted statehood back then. And define "God". Everyone has a different idea of God; Presbyterians, Catholics, Lutherans, Methodists, Baptists, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, and whatnot.
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NanaTHECoyote Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It is a christian nation, unless why would it say, in GOD we trust? Hm? And in one nation under GOD, God = Christianity.
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MaromiPakku Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
psst god can also apply to jews

*does a backflip*

from your friendly neighborhood jew
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NanaTHECoyote Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Of course, 
Nice flip xDD lol
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MaromiPakku Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
slaaaamed--
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gattsby Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
That line was added in the 1950's, not the late 1700's. :facepalm:
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NanaTHECoyote Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Okay then, but it is still in the national anthem.
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gattsby Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
The national anthem was not written by the Goverment, nor the President. It was written by a soldier if I remember correctly. 
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