Reader Justin Scott, an Iowan who takes his politics seriously, has been going to meet-and-greets with a number of candidates to ask why atheists should consider supporting them.
Yesterday, he asked Hillary Clinton for her thoughts about laws that merge religion with our secular law. It was a brief exchange, but Clinton agreed there was no place for that in the United States:
Justin asked her how we stop the intrusion of faith-based laws. Clinton responded:
Well, look, I think we’ve gotta stick with our founding principles, separation between church and state. And remember: It was done in the beginning mostly to protect religion from the state. So we need to stick… We need to stick with what has worked.