Sometimes it feels like another country

Andrew on Arkansas:

The state still formally forbids non-believers from holding public office in its constitution, even though this is unconstitutional at a national level. An attempt to end that anomaly just failed. But it's not as if Arkansans can't move with the times: they did just pass a law to allow people to bring guns into church.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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