Putting God in His Place

New Jersey student-warrior for the Constitution gets a death threat

In view of Matthew LaClair's outstanding dedication to those goals, I would hope that Principal Al Somma would call a school-wide assembly at which to present Mathew with an award named for the chief architect for the First Amendment, James Madison, who started his road to the Constitution at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).

Matthew LaClair, embattled patriot
Photo by Stacey Kranitz
Matthew LaClair, embattled patriot

James Madison said of the First Amendment that it "strongly guarded . . . the separation between Religion and Government in the Constitution of the United States." If he were still here, I think Mr. Madison might well be glad to meet Matthew LaClair.

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