Nothing can destroy a government more quickly than its failure to observe its own laws, or worse, its disregard of the charter of its own existence.

— Tom C. Clark

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In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.

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A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court, not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena.

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From the standpoint of freedom of speech and the press, it is enough to point out that the state has no legitimate interest in protecting any or all religions from views distasteful to them... It is not the business of government to suppress real or imagined attacks upon a particular religious doctrine.

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The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.

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Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside.

We live in the civilization they created, but within us the wilderness still lingers. What they dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream.

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The Founding Fathers believed devoutly that there was a God and that the unalienable rights of man were rooted - not in the state, nor the legislature, nor in any other human power - but in God alone.

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