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Unions Pray (Literally!) for Victory on Michigan Collective Bargaining Ballot Initiative

tfitzpatrick Wrote: Oct 28, 2012 9:34 AM
Funny that these folks will hold a candlelight prayer vigil for this but take a student to court that wants to pray at their desk in school. Hypocritical.

Some people believe God is above the minutia of day-to-day American political battles, especially those involving power and money.

But Michigan union members obviously think He will be on their side, if they only ask nicely enough. They are gathering a few days before Election Day to pray for assistance in their effort to enshrine collective bargaining privileges in the state constitution.

Proposal 2 is a power grab by unions. The proposed amendment would guarantee that provisions of union collective bargaining agreements would trump any existing or current state laws. Its approval would probably mean the end to many recent education...