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JFK Speech on Religious Liberty - Sept. 12, 1960
Speech by President John F. Kennedy
to Greater Houston Ministerial Association

September 12, 1960
  . . . I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute - where no Catholic prelate would tell the President (should he be Catholic) how to act, and no Protestant minister would tell his parishioners for whom to vote - where no church or church school is granted any public funds or political preference - and where no man is denied public office merely because his religion differs from the President who might appoint him or the people who might elect him.
  I believe in an America that is officially neither Catholic, Protestant nor Jewish - where no public official either requests or accepts instructions on public policy from the Pope, the National Council of Churches or any other ecclesiastical source - where no religious body seeks to impose its will directly or indirectly upon the general populous or the public acts of its officials - and where Religious Liberty is so indivisible that an act against one church is treated as an act against all.  .  .
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JFK Speech on Sept. 12, 1960
   Walter Veith quotes this in a lecture in Copenhagen, Denmark 
on October 20, 2017 titled, 'The Trump Card'
      Click here to view video - ( from 22 minute to 24 minute mark )
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