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Separation of Church, State and Twitter (via The Master’s Table)

Posted on: June 15, 2010

Have to agree with this… Although tweeting Bible verses wouldn’t do it for me, I, as all other tweeters, have the choice to follow John Shimkus, or not.

If his constituents don’t like it, they can vote with, well… er, their votes.

Shimkus should have the choice to tweet in line with his religious principles / interests if he wishes.

Separation of Church, State and Twitter Read the full story here (CNN).  The issue is over Rep John Shimkus (R- IL) posting Bible verses daily on his Twitter account.  Political activist Barry Lynn claims that Shimkus tweeting Bible verses is a violation of separation of church and state.  My argument is that the only people reading the verses are the 3,000 or so followers who subscribe to receive the tweets.  There is no violation here.  Hundreds of comments took the same or similar p … Read More

via The Master’s Table

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