‘You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment?’
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O’Donnell questions separation of church, state
By BEN EVANS Associated Press Writer
“WASHINGTON (AP)—Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell of Delaware is questioning whether the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from establishing religion.
“In a debate at Widener University Law School, O’Donnell criticized Democratic nominee Chris Coons’ position that teaching creationism in public school would violate the First Amendment by promoting religious doctrine.
“O’Donnell asked where the Constitution calls for the separation of church and state. When Coons responded that the First Amendment bars Congress from making laws respecting the establishment of religion, O'Donnell asked: “You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment?’
“The exchange Tuesday aired on radio station WDEL generated a buzz among law professors and students in the audience.”
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