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Response to FarCenter (Reply #37)

Mon May 28, 2012, 01:36 PM

42. Okay, but you get the point


Whether a particular individual may marry outside his faith in this context is not really a matter of "public policy". The "public" has not right to inherit the house.

But taking the example you mention, then you can see where the question of "whether or not someone is Catholic" can be properly before a court.

During Vietnam, it was before a lot of courts, because if you claimed "conscientious objector status" AND you were a member of a particular religion, it mattered a great deal what your religion believed on the subject. Quakers and Amish had no problem. Catholics could not.

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