First Amendment

Reader defines amendment

Attorney Linda Hamel is correct, God does not appear in the U.S. Constitution (Reader Input, April 23), but neither does religious censorship as practiced in America today.The foun ...

Free speech works two ways

Robert Carrell (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16) thinks the president is a weak man for commending a young woman for speaking out about injustice in women ...

US once banned interracial marriage

In response to Donald Adams’ letter titled, “Word of God the cornerstone” (Reader Input, March 19), I have to say I take great exception. Regardless of the fact that the Bibl ...

US citizens free to believe or not

Interesting watching Donald Adams and Jim Beall, Sr. go back and forth (Reader Input). Donald, I’m afraid that the bottom line is our Constitution is not based on the Bible, the ...

Women’s rights a presidential issue

Imagine my surprise returning home from the weekend to read my Friday Auburn Journal (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16). Are you married, Robert (Carrell)? ...

Word of God the cornerstone

There are no contradictions regarding gay marriage, as Mr. (Jim) Beall, Sr. (Reader Input, March 13) so aptly puts it in stating what makes this country great is the First Amendmen ...

Knight Obama to the rescue

You know you are a weak and failed president when one of the highlights of your presidency will be saving a girl from some mean old talk show host. As if the country is well along ...

Letter writer gets it wrong

Donald Adams (Reader Input, March 9) tries to cover his tracks and split hairs in a hopeless attempt to refute my exposure of his contradictions and prejudice regarding gay marriag ...

We’re a nation of believers

There is such a conflict going on regarding different candidates acknowledging that they are Christians. I believe that the First Amendment of our Constitution is very clear regard ...

Stance anti-First Amendment

In 1934, Cordell Hull, Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of state, informed Germany’s minister of foreign affairs that “it is well known that the free exercise of religion is no ...