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The US constitution neither encourages nor forbids state religions, and there were a few states at the founding that did have their state religion. Maryland, for example. What is your state religion?

I'm not sure about Minnesota, but it's either Lutheranism or satanism. Or more likely, Lutheranism as a facade with satanic worship at the core.
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My guess would be;

BLUE: A body of pretend Christian, based on hedonism... with some Satanism and a small smattering of real Christians


RED: Christian, mostly evangelical...with a very small contingent of hedonist ~pagans
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That would be a toss up here, between Catholicism and Protestant. I don't know what the real numbers would be.
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Out of curiosity I decided to see what Google would tell me. The predominate religion in NM is Roman Catholic. It's followed by Southern Baptist, Mormon, and Methodist. The Catholic church at Chemayo, built in 1812, and thea nnual pilgrimage up the hill to it is a big deal to Catholics. I went to see it for the first time this year during my October vacation.
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Minnesota is the Land of Lutherans. I grew up there and was raised as one. Currently attending Southern Baptist and Nazarene Churches.

Today Lutherans are a mixed bag. Some like the Missouri Synod Lutherans are fundamentally Christian. Others like the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) are liberal leaning contemporary churches masquerading as being connected to the protestant reformation started by Martin Luther. They split like firewood, over and over until the kindling no longer resembles the great tree from where they came from.

Whenever you get people involved things quickly get muddled. That is why there is so much distrust of organized religion. The name of the religion is less important than having a personal relationship with Christ. Just do your best and remember to whom you belong.

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From Lt Dave;

" That is why there is so much distrust of organized religion. The name of the religion is less important than having a personal relationship with Christ. Just do your best and remember to whom you belong. "

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In Texas 52% are Christian.

23% are Roman Catholic

Jehovah Witnesses 1%

Hindus 1%

Muslims 1% (too damm many)

Buddhist 1%

Judaism 1%

Other "world religions" 1%

Unaffiliated 18%

Agnostic 2%

Atheist 3%

Nothing 13% (whatever that is)

1% Don't know what they are.

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"Muslims 1% (too damm many)"


Funny. I don't know how many are in NM. I know one works as a checker in Walmart at their Hobbs store. She say nothing at all as she checks. No "find everything you need, hi, goodbye, have a nice day, or go to ****" and she never looks you in the eye. She just keeps her head down looking at what she's doing like the customer doesn't exist.
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"Muslims 1% (too damm many)"


Funny. I don't know how many are in NM. I know one works as a checker in Walmart at their Hobbs store. She say nothing at all as she checks. No "find everything you need, hi, goodbye, have a nice day, or go to ****" and she never looks you in the eye. She just keeps her head down looking at what she's doing like the customer doesn't exist.
That's enough to make Islam the official state religion. How many mosque towers can you see from your house? Plenty, I would bet.
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