Thursday, February 19, 2009

Atheist? Can't Hold Public Office in NC

I had no idea, but apparently in North Carolina, you cannot hold public office if you are an atheist:

North Carolina State Constitution, Article VI, Section 8:

Sec. 8. Disqualifications for office. The following persons shall be disqualified for office:
First, any person who shall deny the being of Almighty God

This is also true in Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.



At 10:01 PM, Blogger William said...

That is sickening. This just proves the hate and repression that theists (specifically christians) have against atheists and it is just sickening


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