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Well, how about this evidence?

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Submitted by Joe (United States), Aug 20, 2010 at 19:24

These are quotations from the Founding Fathers' writings in an article from the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/0205/tolerance.html

"In his autobiography, Jefferson recounted with satisfaction that in the struggle to pass his landmark Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom (1786), the Virginia legislature "rejected by a great majority" an effort to limit the bill's scope "in proof that they meant to comprehend, within the mantle of its protection, the Jew and the Gentile, the Christian and Mahometan." "

"Campaigning for religious freedom in Virginia, Jefferson followed Locke, his idol, in demanding recognition of the religious rights of the "Mahamdan," the Jew and the "pagan." Supporting Jefferson was his old ally, Richard Henry Lee, who had made a motion in Congress on June 7, 1776, that the American colonies declare independence. "True freedom," Lee asserted, "embraces the Mahomitan and the Gentoo (Hindu) as well as the Christian religion.""

How can you argue with such clear evidence as these quotations from the founding fathers? Now your job is to look at the founding fathers' writings and give us some quotations that support your assertion. But somehow, I don't expect you to worry about having to go through the trouble of looking up historical information.

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