How America was not founded as 'a Christian country' based on 'Judeo-Christian' values

Source: AlterNet - View Original Article
Published: May 02, 2021
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A.I. Bias Rating :

62% Conservative

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Policy Leaning:

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Politician Portrayal:

8% Positive


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Policy Leaning Analysis:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 74% Conservative:

  • 3 positive sentiments and 2 negative sentiments for Gun Control.
  • 2 negative sentiments for Abortion
  • 1 positive sentiment for Religious Freedom
  • 1 negative sentiment for Government Interference
  • 1 negative sentiment for Taxes
  • 1 positive sentiment for Competitive Capitalism



Policies:

Religious Freedom
Competitive Capitalism
Gun Control
Taxes
Government Interference
Abortion

Sentiments

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14% "However, when considering religious freedom in early America, we must look beyond federal law and beyond the Bill of Rights.""
8% "Luckily the founders provided the First Amendment, an important tool in this fight.""
-2% "It's tempting to push back by simply pointing to the First Amendment and declaring the United States was always founded as a secular country.""
-4% "It was not interpreted as part of the intent of the First Amendment until Reynolds v. United States in 1878.""
-6% "The relevant text of the First Amendment states that, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise ..."
-10% "Most early colonies supported religious action with taxes.""
-14% "This text is meant to prevent an established state religion but also to protect religious practice from government interference.""

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.



*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

57% : However, when considering religious freedom in early America, we must look beyond federal law and beyond the Bill of Rights.
54% : This doctrine has been traced to Gitlow v. New York in 1925, when the Supreme Court held that states were required to protect freedom of speech, partially incorporating the First Amendment.
54% : Luckily the founders provided the First Amendment, an important tool in this fight.
49% : It's tempting to push back by simply pointing to the First Amendment and declaring the United States was always founded as a secular country.
48% : The current meaning of the term was an invention of American politics in the 1930s, as a phrase to show opposition to Hitler and communism. "
48% : It was not interpreted as part of the intent of the First Amendment until Reynolds v. United States in 1878.
47% : While it is hard to declare a universal Jewish value -- there are many sects of Judaism and one of our core tenets is argument -- most Jewish rabbis acknowledge that abortion should be allowed at least in certain circumstances.
47% : The relevant text of the First Amendment states that, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
45% : Most early colonies supported religious action with taxes.
43% : This text is meant to prevent an established state religion but also to protect religious practice from government interference.
31% : Judeo-Christian values" is often used by politicians to proclaim common opposition to atheism, abortion and LGBT issues.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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