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February 28, 2012 7:57 am

ADL Not Happy With Santorum Over JFK Religion Remarks

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Ynet – US Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s call for more religion in public life and his rejection of John F. Kennedy’s landmark 1960 speech calling for the separation of religion and politics shows “a profound misunderstanding of the First Amendment,” according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which labeled the candidate’s statements “deeply disturbing.”

“Senator Santorum’s remarks on the need for more religion in politics are deeply disturbing and show a profound misunderstanding of the First Amendment,” said Robert G. Sugarman, ADL national chair, and Abraham H. Foxman, ADL national director.

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