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Americans United Tries to Pressure City Council Into Dropping Invocation

Chries Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 2:43 PM
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." American disUnited want to restrict religious freedom (the right to pray), restrict free speech (the content of any public prayer), and restrict the right to peaceably assemble (denying a longstanding tradition of opening with prayer at a City Council meeting). Why do leftists hate the 1st amendment?
Chries Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 2:46 PM
Why, for that matter, do leftists hate the 2nd amendment? The entire Bill of Rights? The Ten Commandments?

The "why" doesn't really matter - welcome to Obama's America.

In 2010, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and Americans United for Separation of Church and State pressured the Bulverde, Texas City Council to change their policies regarding prayers to open public meetings. Subsequently, the city council changed its policies to more clearly welcome invocations from all faiths.

In the three years since, only Christians have taken up the offer to pray, so AU is pressuring Bulverde again by alleging “the heavy reliance on a prayer tied to one religion [makes the City Council] vulnerable from a constitutional standpoint.”

According to AU senior policy analyst Rob Boston,

"We…believe that the country is...