A New (Unconstitutional) Religious Test for a Presidential Appointee?

From Paul Weyrich and Town Hall. 

“Radical homosexual activists are at it again. They have condemned President George W. Bush’s nomination of Dr. James W. Holsinger, Jr. for the post of United States Surgeon General. The reason for their condemnation is that he takes his Christian faith seriously. According to Article VI of the United States Constitution, “…no religious test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or Public trust under the United States.” The only requirement for public officials is that they pledge to uphold the Constitution.

In our modern culture, however, few people know anything about the Constitution, and even fewer adhere to its principles. Instead, there is an abundance of politically active groups driven by personal agendas to radically alter our society without regard for the rule of law or the havoc their ideas may inflict upon American culture.”

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