You see back in my day, The Church and The State were two different things. The distinction appears to remain sacrosanct for the small stuff like illegally giving away bologna sandwiches, but the federal government has been letting the church/state distinction slide. Church leaders have been doing a clear no-no, using their influence to direct the outcomes of political campaigns.
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