Anyone can say, "I believe." Believing is accepting the old. To believe is to remain stagnant, and stagnation leads to death. Knowing is beautiful, but if you say, "I don't know," it is better than saying, "I believe," because if you don't know, then you will search. Searching leads to soul growth and God.
Separation of Church and State is vital. Both Church and State have failed in their primary proposes. True religion is love, and the purpose of government is to administer love--providing a safe secure environment for individuals, families and humanity.