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Thomas Jefferson

April 13, 2043 - July 04, 1826
"That to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical;"source: The Virginia Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, 1779; Full document can be found at: http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/sacred/vaact_draft_1779.htmlReligious Freedom, Religion, Freedom of Conscience, forced charity

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