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(Please note that at no time is anyone told that they MUST worship God.)

If you get a little past the Preamble:

The constitutions of these seven US states ban atheists from holding public office:

Arkansas:
"No person who denies the being of a God shall hold any office in the civil departments of this State, nor be competent to testify as a witness in any Court."[78]

Maryland:
"That no religious test ought ever to be required as a qualification for any office of profit or trust in this State, other than a declaration of belief in the existence of God; nor shall the Legislature prescribe any other oath of office than the oath prescribed by this Constitution.”[79]

Mississippi:
"No person who denies the existence of a Supreme Being shall hold any office in this state."[80]

North Carolina:
"The following persons shall be disqualified for office: First, any person who shall deny the being of Almighty God."[81]

South Carolina:
"No person who denies the existence of a Supreme Being shall hold any office under this Constitution."[82]

Tennessee:
"No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this state."[83]

Texas:
"No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office, or public trust, in this State; nor shall any one be excluded from holding office on account of his religious sentiments, provided he acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being."[84]


An eighth state constitution discriminates against atheists by affording special protection to theists only.

Pennsylvania:
"No person who acknowledges the being of a God and a future state of rewards and punishments shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of trust or profit under this Commonwealth."[85]


78.^ Constitution of the State of Arkansas. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas State Legislature. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
79.^ "Constitution of Maryland". Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives. June 10, 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
80.^ "Constitution of the State of Mississippi". Jackson, MS: Secretary of State, State of Mississippi. p. 117. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
81.^ "North Carolina State Constitution Article VI Section 8.". Retrieved 2012-12-28.
82.^ "South Carolina Constitution Article 17 Section 4.". Retrieved 2012-06-18.
83.^ "Article IX, Disqualifications". Tennessee Blue Book 2011-2012. Nashville, TN: Secretary of State, State of Tennessee.
84.^ "Texas Constitution, Article 1, Section 4.". Retrieved 2012-06-18.
85.^ "Pennsylvania Constitution, Article 1, Section 4.". Retrieved 2012-10-10.
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