Ok, Libs, I’ll say this v-e-r-y s-l-o-w-l-y, so maybe this time you might understand:
The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” means that the U.S. government cannot establish a state religion, as was in England at the time of the American Revolutionary War.
The Archdiocese of Washington filed a federal lawsuit against Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines after the WMATA rejected its proposed ad.
WMATA’s legal counsel cited company guidelines while rejecting the ad, saying it “depicts a religious scene and thus seeks to promote religion.”
The WMATA policy states, “Advertisements that promote or oppose any religion, religious practice, or belief are prohibited.” But the Archdiocese is contesting the rejection, saying the ad “conveys a simple message of hope, and an invitation to participate in the Christmas season.”….