(4) acknowledges and supports the role played by Christians and Christianity in the founding of the United States and in the formation of the western civilization
I would think it refers mainly to this:#4 kind of baffles me. Does this mean the U.S. government supports the Puritan's actions at the Salem witchcraft trials?
Not that I believe Congress should be passing resolutions of this nature....the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...