Proposal would allow state religion in North Carolina

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Article 1, Section 5 of the North Carolina Constitution requires the state to observe federal law: "Every citizen of this State owes paramount allegiance to the Constitution and government of the United States, and no law or ordinance of the State in contravention or subversion thereof can have any binding force."

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Just when national Republicans are trying to re-brand their party by bringing it into the 21st century, along come their North Carolina brethren in all their fire-and-brimstone glory. They’ve been introducing some fairly draconian legislation but nothing that fed so many comedians as the bill to allow for the establishment of a state religion.

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