Conservative Groups Declare Obama's Stimulus Bill a War on Prayer

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    Democrats in Congress have declared war on prayer, say conservative groups who object to a provision in the stimulus bill that was passed by the House of Representatives last week.

    The provision bans money designated for school renovation from being spent on facilities that allow "religious worship." It has ignited a fury among critics who say it violates the First Amendment and is an attempt to prevent religious practice in schools.

    According to the bill, which the Democratic-controlled House passed despite unanimous Republican opposition, funds are prohibited from being used for the "modernization, renovation, or repair" of facilities that allow "sectarian instruction, religious worship or a school or department of divinity."



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    War on prayer?

    what retards.....
     
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    Sorry religious wingnuts; logic goes like this:

    Church and State are suppose to be separated.

    Public schools are owned and run by the State. Funding for those schools comes from the taxpayer.

    Therefore, Church should be kept out of schools.

    Simple huh? :eusa_eh:
     
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    So no funds should be used on any building that ever has prayer in it, regardless of the primary function of the structure.... I'm not sure that makes sense, but ok.
     
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    yet they forced we taxpayers to pay so their dear leader could put his hand on a bible and swear "I Do." Now we gotta pay to fix the grass.


    hypocrites.. :lol::lol: we payed for two preachers too,, whites gotta just do right.
     
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    I've explained this to you before, but since you appear to have a titanium skull protecting your tiny walnut brain, here we go again:

    Separation of church and state is not a separation meant to PROHIBIT the practice of religion. It is meant to PROTECT it. The only purpose of "separation of church and state" legislation is to prohibit the STATE from PENALIZING people who don't follow the STATE religion..or lack thereof.

    So Obama's determination to PENALIZE those schools which allow prayer is an OBVIOUS violation of "SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE". Because he is very deliberately penalizing people for their religious beliefs.

    Get it yet?

    Fucking idiot.
     
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    Maybe now "Midnight Basketball" will have a chance.
     
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    Mama's pissed! :eusa_angel:
     
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    Nice try leftist wingnuts separation of church and state is not only not all inclusive, the supreme court has also said that if you rent your school to other organizations to hold their meetings you also have to rent to religious organizations which would essentially mean that no school between the mountains could be refurbished, modernized, or whatever.
     
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    Just hoping that the big letters might be easier to read for those who are obviously otherwise challenged.
     

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