Kicking God Out of Kentucky?

From USA Today

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (AP) — A group of atheists filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to remove part of a state anti-terrorism law that requires Kentucky’s Office of Homeland Security to acknowledge it can’t keep the state safe without God’s help.

American Atheists Inc. sued in state court over a 2002 law that stresses God’s role in Kentucky’s homeland security alongside the military, police agencies and health departments.

Of particular concern is a 2006 clause requiring the Office of Homeland Security to post a plaque that says the safety and security of the state “cannot be achieved apart from reliance upon almighty God” and to stress that fact through training and educational materials.

The plaque, posted at the Kentucky Emergency Operations Center in Frankfort, includes the Bible verse: “Except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.”

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About Stushie

I'm originally from Scotland and have been a Presbyterian pastor for over thirty years. I live in Knoxville, TN. I enjoy art as a means of therapy, but also as a creative way to strengthen my spiritual connection to God.
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3 Responses to Kicking God Out of Kentucky?

  1. chocobfly says:

    i have a problem dealing with athiests and whatnot.a kid on my bus always cusses and stuff, even if i say that i dislike cussing. what should i do?

  2. stushie says:

    if they won’t dialogue courteously, either delete them or spam them. Either way, you won’t be troubled again.

  3. Yeah i agree with stushie. Sound advice

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