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US Govt can't do it; why can Saudis?

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Submitted by J renders (United States), Jun 13, 2002 at 02:53

It is unconstitutional for the US government to give state support to a particular religion. Yet, the Saudi government directly supports establishment of Islam in the US.
If we don't permit our own government to do this, why do we tolerate a foreign government doing so? Where are the "Americans United for Separation of Church & State" on this issue?
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