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On February 11, 2004, Dominionist leaders introduced a bill in Congress in both houses called "The Constitution Restoration Act of 2004."

The bill proposes adding the following law to Section 1260 of Title 28, Chapter 81 of the U.S. Code:

—Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Supreme Court shall not have jurisdiction to review, by appeal, writ of certiorari, or otherwise, any matter to the extent that relief is sought against an element of Federal, State, or local government, or against an officer of Federal, State, or local government (whether or not acting in official personal capacity), by reason of that element's or officer's acknowledgment of God as the sovereign source of law, liberty, or government.

This wording, if it becomes law, will allow any "element" or "officer" of federal, state and local governments to institute biblical punishments without being subject to review by the Supreme Court or the federal court system.

According to Dominionist literature, "biblical punishment" means execution (preferably by stoning) of homosexuals and other "revelers in licentiousness," and enslavement for debtors. No legal challenges to "God's order" will be allowed.

Among the sponsors of the bill are Rep. Robert Aderholt (Alabama), Rep. Michael Pence (Indiana), Sen. Richard Shelby (Alabama), Sen. Zell Miller (Georgia), Sen. Sam Brownback (Kansas) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (South Carolina).

If enacted, the Constitution Restoration Act will effectively transform America into a theocracy, where the arbitrary dictates of a "higher power" — as interpreted by a judge, policeman, bureaucrat or president — can override the rule of law.

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