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United States Constitution

Religious Freedom and Taking An Oath

Last month, Democrat Keith Ellison became the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress and recently announced that he would take his oath of office using the Koran (the holy book of Islam). One of the strongest expressions of opposition to Ellison’s choice came from Dennis Prager, a prominent Jewish commentator, who said “America is interested in only one book, the Bible.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "United States Constitution." (Viewed on September 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/tags/united-states-constitution>.

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