The American Jewish Congress is criticizing Gov. George W. Bush (R-Texas) for proclaiming June 10, 2000, as Jesus Day in Texas. The group says that while the Republican presidential candidate’s proclamation does not have the force of law, it breaches the constitutional separation between church and state.
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