I knew that the "doctrine of separation of church and state" was a canard, but I did not know the history of it.
You may wish to read my thoughts on militant secularism at redbay.blospot.com
My apologies to Alan Keyes. He has been making this claim for quite some time. Although I like Mr. Keyes very much, I thought he was a bit out on the limb on this one. I was wrong. It looks like Alan Keyes was exactly right.