There’s one thing that can be said about liberals. They are persistent. They never surrender. They never give up. They work hard to wear down the opposition. Case in point.
“Two secularist organizations are working together to end legislative prayer before city council meetings in a northern California municipality.”
“For years, Chico city council members have invited local religious leaders from various faiths to lead invocations prior to official city council gatherings.”
While I’m all for prayers; it would be nice if the council members actually paid attention to the fact that God exists and there are laws to be acknowledged and obeyed.
A prayer isn’t a magical incantation absolving those who pray from the built-in moral standards that make our world work.
But back to the complaint lodged by the two secularist organizations.
“However, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) — a Wisconsin-based, church-state separatist group — and the Butte County Coalition of Reason (BCCR) — a local atheist organization — are pushing to have the prayer tradition stopped. After learning of the regular invocations, an FFRF attorney sent a letter on June 27th to the Chico mayor, asserting that the prayers ‘are a repudiation of our secular history,’ and that the ‘best solution is for the Council to drop these prayers altogether.’”
Read the rest at American Vision News