US is a Christian nation
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- the country's laws (especially the Constitution) are based on Christian teachings
- the founding fathers intended to endorse Christianity, or Christian principles
The truth or falseness of this suggestion is still being evaluated, but it remains clear that the founding fathers did intend a separation of church and state.
- In the United States, the Ten Commandments have been at the center of a number of conflicts between religion and the doctrine of separation of church and state; they are often held, especially by Biblical fundamentalists, to be the basis of modern law (or of the US Constitution).
- Snopes checks the claim that "Religious symbols and references abound in U.S. capital buildings and the words of America's founders", and finds it mostly false or misleading.