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Religiously Claiming Jefferson

posted on August 1, 2012

At The American Spectator, Mark Tooley writes about how both secularists and religious conservatives lay claim to the legacy of Thomas Jefferson. David Barton, a conservative religious activist, calls Jefferson “pro-Christian and pro-Jesus” while Tooley notes how “[s]ecularists and strict separationists ardently quote Jefferson’s opposition to state churches.” Tooley writes, “Debating Jefferson and his impact on religion is a favorite American pastime.”

Read at The American Spectator