Church and State

A rural community of Brooksville in northern Alabama wants to incorporate, and become a town based on Christian principles. This effort poses a challenge to the separation of church and state, and has caused quiet dissension in the mostly Baptist community. Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill reports.



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