What would happen if next nominee to the Supreme Court were to speak like these Supreme Court justices?
The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life by its precepts.
– John Jay, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Human law must rest its authority ultimately upon the authority of that law which is Divine. …Far from being rivals or enemies, religion and law are twin sisters, friends, and mutual assistants. Indeed, these two sciences run into each other.
– James Wilson, original Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court
One of the beautiful boasts of our municipal jurisprudence is that Christianity is a part of the Common Law. …There never has been a period in which the Common Law did not recognize Christianity as lying at its foundation. …I verily believe Christianity necessary to the support of civil society.
– Joseph Story (1779-1845), U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Source: Hobby Lobby full-page newspaper advertisement July 4, 2016