The President of the United States swears a pledge of office stating they will up hold the Constitution of the United States.
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
The 1st Amendment protects ALL religions and the exercise of those religions by a free people. But that also means that no one religion may be favored or set above the rights of others. Your right to pray to the cross can not and must not force your beliefs upon this free society and the rights of others to practice their own religion or none at all.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Continue reading