Civics 101 – Episode 40: Church & State

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Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a non-partisan, topical “refresher course on how American democracy was designed and how it is practiced in the real world.”

Episode 40: “The separation of church and state is widely considered to be a building block of American democracy,  but what did the founders really have in mind when they wrote “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof” into the first amendment?” 

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