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Learn from our mistakes

In a recent Reader Opinion, a gentleman from Baxter named Stephen H. called our Supreme Court “stupid” for maintaining the Separation of Church and State. I would like to know what this person would think of our Supreme Court if and when Muslim Shariah law comes calling. Perhaps then this Bible-quoting individual would be glad to hide behind the decisions of our Supreme Court and the Separation of Church and State.

My advice to Stephen: Don’t put your piety on too high a pedestal. There will come a time when good old American justice must trump religious rights or we will end up back in the age of the Inquisitions. Let’s learn from our mistakes.

Don Hansen

Pine River

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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