Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

Which religions are allowed to make laws?

 
lovinangels

Asked by lovinangels at 4:13 PM on Jul. 6, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

Level 39 (112,638 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (18)
  • religion iran christian bible baptist faith islam moslem muslim  sharia law

    MamaK88

    Answer by MamaK88 at 3:53 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • What do you mean? That is really vauge.

    I guess none. Laws are made by governing bodies, not schools of thought.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 4:15 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • I don't think it is one
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 4:19 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • None.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 4:20 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • While a church cannot make laws, it's possible and unavoidable that people may vote for or against laws based on their own personal religious conviction, and if the majority have that conviction, the law passes. That's not the same as a religion making the law.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 4:55 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • It depends only on the religion of the people in power. No specific religion is given authority in the US. Other countries have religious authorities...but not us. Freedom of religion.
    amber710

    Answer by amber710 at 9:32 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Where?
    Bezu

    Answer by Bezu at 4:14 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Separation of church and state. No specific "religion" is allowed to make specific laws.
    Lifes-A-Dance

    Answer by Lifes-A-Dance at 4:14 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • in america the laws are based mostly on christian beliefs. but i think that's mostly because every president we have ever had has been christian.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 4:15 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • In the US.
    lovinangels

    Comment by lovinangels (original poster) at 4:17 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN