Teabagger: 'Separation of Church and State' came from Hitler

Tea Party candidate for Delaware congress, Glen Urquhart, telling voters that the phrase "separation of church and state" came from Adolph Hitler.

The teacher who contradicts Urquhart in the video is correct. Here is Thomas Jefferson's full quote - written 87 years before the birth of Adolf Hitler:

Believing that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their Legislature should "make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," thus building a wall of separation between Church and State. -Thomas Jefferson

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