State statues against gays are just homophobia masquerading as religious liberty

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Late in one of the most remarkable of American lives, Thomas Jefferson wrote this to one of his many correspondents: “I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church & State. Adhering to this expression of the supreme will of the nation in behalf of the rights of conscience, I shall see with sincere satisfaction the progress of those sentiments which tend to restore to man all his natural rights, ...