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From the tape "Our Godly Heritage" by Wallbuilders, Inc, P. O. Box 397, Aledo, TX 76008 817-441-6044:

It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ! - Patrick Henry The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: that it connected, in one indissoluble bond, the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity. - John Quincy Adams Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers and it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest, of a Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers. - John Jay, 1st Chief Justice of Supreme Court, One of the three men most responsible for the Constitution Do not let anyone claim the tribute of American patriotism if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics. - George Washington, from his Farewell Address to the Nation Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of the Redeemer of mankind...It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in the sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian. - Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States, 1892, The Court cited 87 precedents. The purest principles of morality are to be taught. Where are they found? Whoever searches for them must go to the source from which a Christian man derives his faith&md;the Bible. - Vidal v. Girard's Executors, 1844 Whatever strikes at the root of Christianity tends manifestly to the dissolution of civil government. - People v. Ruggles, 1811 (2 decades after the 1st Amendment) Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. - First Amendment By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing. - Runkel v. Winemiller, 1796 The First Amendment has erected a wall of separation between church and state, but that wall is a one directional wall; it keeps the government from running the church, but it makes sure that Christian principles will always stay in government. - Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, January 1, 1802 in an address to the Danbury Baptists