On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Russell Blackford wrote:
> I've looked up the Canadian Charter. It does, indeed, commence:
> "Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of
> God and the rule of Law".
> However, it also guarantees "freedom of conscience and religion" as one of
> the "Fundamental Freedoms".
> There's no reference to God in the US Bill of Rights but I thought there was
> in the Constitution itself. I'll look later.
It's here on my gold coloured US "silver dollar" (same size, shape and
colour as the Canadian 'looney'). It says: "In God We Trust". Which
God? What is the definition of this God? Is the American God the same as
the Canadian God? Can your tele-evangelists tell us? Will Canadian loonies
work in US slot machines?
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