Out of the Profane Closet

Out of the Profane Closet

There are 3 comments on the Harvard Crimson story from Feb 20, 2013, titled Out of the Profane Closet. In it, Harvard Crimson reports that:

"No person who denies the existence of a Supreme Being shall hold any office in this state," Mississippi's constitution still proclaims, in words similar to those of six other state charters.

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Amused

Essex, MA

#1 Feb 22, 2013
Well, Mississippi just finally ratified the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, which puts them in the mid 1800's in terms of progress. I guess it will take a while for them to join the rest of us here in the 21st Century.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#2 Feb 23, 2013
The UK must be the worst offender in the world for out-of-date laws. Apparently, the Duke of Westminster is still legally entitled to drive his sheep across London Bridge, but I bet the Metropolitan Police would intervene if he tried it.(Who would try it??:-)
Siro

Ashfield, Australia

#3 Feb 23, 2013
If Boob of Queer-Fetishes were the Duke of Westminster he could take all the Topix atheists on a tour of London

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