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I think it should be made clear that Christians, especially good Christians, are not the problem. The problem is Theocrats who "justify" their blind flocks with a distorted idea of Christianity, and a distorted idea of the Constitution and the intent of its Framers.
The First Amendment prohibits the federal government from making any law "respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."
Right wing Christian Theocrats ignore the first part and interpret the second part to mean that they are free to exercise their religious beliefs any way they please, and even establish law based on their religious beliefs. But they are wrong because they ignore the first part and distort the second part to suit their own purposes.
Thomas Jefferson elaborated on the freedom of religion clause and said it was intended to "build and wall of separation between church and state
" so that government would not favor any particular religion, but instead be neutral regarding religion.
Specifically, Jefferson wrote: "Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between church and State
Most the the other founders agreed, especially James Madison.
"The civil Government, though bereft of everything like an associated hierarchy, possesses the requisite stability, and performs its functions with complete success, whilst the number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people, have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the Church from the State.
" -- James Madison
"Strongly guarded as is the separation between Religion and Government in the Constitution of the United States, the danger of encroachment by [Religious] Bodies, may be illustrated by precedents already furnished in history.
" – James Madison
In other words, they were totally against Theocracy, and against the theocratic imposition of clergy who wanted to rule in the name of religion.
Therefore, corporations that want to make or change a law of the federal government to suit their religious beliefs violate the First Amendment because they want laws essentially "respecting the establishment of religion" that impact and effect their employees.
Granted the First Amendment clause could have been written more clearly with elaboration. However, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, Franklin, Paine, Adams and others made their intentions very clear in their writings, and according to them the spirit of the law is violated by the Theocratic Christian Right Dominionists.
What we should do is utilize Article 5 to revise and clarify the First Amendment, and establish new amendments that clearly establish our full and equal rights -- as I've been saying here for a long time.