Some would interpret their view as wanting us to accept all religions without persecution of any particular religion. In fact, The Establishmet Clause in the First Amendment speaks to that very issue:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
But leading conservative strategist Karl Rove called the notion that the U.S. is Christian “offensive” on Fox News last night. “We are based on the Judeo-Christian ethic, we derive a lot from it, but if you say we’re a Christian nation, what about the Jews, what about the Muslims, what about the non-believers?” Rove said the president, in one of his books, inaccurately quoted Rove as calling the U.S a “Christian nation,” a misquote he was clearly offended by.
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