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‘Jesus Christ’ Banned from Council Prayers

Storm13 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 11:52 AM
Why don't these fu&$ing idiot atheists ever try to sue the President of the United States? After every official speech the closing line is always "...and God Bless the United States of America" You don't see them whining about that. Atheists would make fine targets for the training and development of Preditor Drone pilots.
Dean197 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 10:00 AM
Because the president ending a speech with 'God bless the USA' is legal. Why should we complain when someone isn't breaking the law?

The mayor of a Washington town has directed pastors to stop invoking the name “Jesus Christ” in city council invocations.

Don Jensen, the mayor of Longview, Wash., told the Kelso-Longview Ministerial Association that prayers mentioning Christ were not acceptable because they could expose the city to a lawsuit.

The decision has sparked controversy in the city – located about 50 miles north of Portland, Ore.

Mark Schmutz, who pastors the Northlake Baptist Church, said if they can’t speak the name Jesus Christ, association ministers will no longer provide the invocation.

“We need to be able to speak Jesus’ name,” he told...