Today's American Minute — Maryland's Christian Founding: & What Happened Since? - American Minute with Bill Federer

Maryland's Christian Founding: & What Happened Since? - American Minute with Bill Federer

Maryland's Christian Founding: & What Happened Since? - American Minute with Bill Federer

Maryland's Christian Founding: & What Happened Since? - American Minute with Bill Federer

In 1851, Maryland's Constitution was amended to allow Jews to hold public office:
"ARTICLE 34. That no other test or qualification ought to be required ... than such oath of office as may be prescribed by this Constitution ... and a declaration of belief in the CHRISTIAN RELIGION;
and if the party shall profess to be a JEW, the declaration shall be of his belief in A FUTURE STATE OF REWARDS AND PUNISHMENTS."

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