No Religious Test Shall Ever Be Required For the President. Article VI – US Constitution

No Religious Test for the President

In American politics today there is a faction of right wing conservative Christians who judge every candidate by their religion. There are those who have long maintained that President Barack Hussein Obama is a Muslim, and therefore unqualified for the presidency. During his 2008 bid for the presidency former Governor Mitt Romney was incessantly questioned about his Mormon faith. It was so bad he had to give a famed “Faith in America” speech specifically declaring that electing him was not the same as putting the LDS church in charge of…

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What is Islam?

Mosque

The term Islam is a derivative of the letters of the Semitic SLM literally means something close to “to be at peace with” or “to be resigned to.” These three letters have been translated into the Arabic term Salam and the Hebrew word Shalom. Both of which are commonly understood to mean “peace”. They are used as greetings and goodbyes in those languages, much as aloha is used in Hawaiian. When used in a religious context, Muslims usually translate the word Islam to mean “submission to God”.  It could also…

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