NYT: Tougher Religious Questions for the Candidates

In my latest column, I wrote about asking our presidential candidates more questions regarding their religious beliefs. Here’s the general questionnaire I sent to the candidates:

1. Is it fair to question presidential candidates about details of their faith? 2. Is it fair to question candidates about controversial remarks made by their pastors, mentors, close associates or thinkers whose books they recommend?

3. (a) Do you agree with those religious leaders who say that America is a “Christian nation” or “Judeo-Christian nation?” (b) What does that mean in practice?

4. If you encounter a conflict between your faith and the Constitution and laws of the United States, how would you resolve it? Has that happened, in your experience?

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