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  • God and the Land: Thoughts About Land Use Controls and Religious Freedom in the American Legal System

    A discussion about the interface of God and law in the United States legal system is meaningful if the political and legal system is considered. From America’s rich political history emerges the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and the overarching legal principles that separate church and state, while at the same time guaranteeing religious freedom. Nurturing these twin principles prevents the emergence of one faith, and the inevitable consequence of a hereditary and oppressive monarchy.