To The Editor:
Fact: “Separation of church and state” is not in the Constitution.
Opinion: While an individual citizen may not know what’s in the Constitution, the ACLU certainly should. I simply cannot agree that any individual’s praying in such a way as to identify the founder of a particular religion is the same as establishing that religion.
Principle: All behavior is a choice; therefore, becoming offended at what another person says or does is a choice of how one is going to react to the situation.
Aside: There’s a 25- or 30-year-old document titled “The Bill of No Rights.” If I could find my copy, I could give proper attribution. One of the articles is “You do not have the right to never be offended.”
Opinion: If a citizen decides to be offended enough at what someone says or does to bring a lawsuit, ideally the citizen believes strongly enough in the issue to attach his/her name to it and accept the consequences.