Henderson County, Tennessee Mayor refuses to remove a Bible verse engraving on the Courthouse, despite attacks from atheist group. He says he'll add another verse.

Henderson County, Tennessee Mayor refuses to remove a Bible verse engraving on the Courthouse, despite attacks from atheist group. He says he’ll add another verse.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has set its sights in Henderson County, Tennessee. The founders of the atheist group are “alarmed” that the county courthouse sports a small plaque with a scripture from the Bible. They are sticking their nose into something that’s none of their business, and have discovered that Tennessee officials are much harder to intimidate than those in other states, where their threats have been successful.

The non-controversy started when one of the whopping 250 members of FFRF in Tennessee noticed an inscription gracing the Henderson County Courthouse. It reads, “Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: Mercy and truth shall go before thy face. Psalms 89:14.” Apparently, that verse terrifies non-believers. The FFRF contacted Mayor Dan Hughes demanding that the marker be removed.

Rebecca Markert, activist attorney for the Foundation said that a resident contacted the group and asked that a complaint be lodged. All it takes is one disgruntled sinner, and more than two centuries of history is attacked.

Mayor Dan Hughes refuses to bow to out-of-state activists over the half-century old marker. He says the community is Christian and everyone wants it to stay.

Mayor Dan Hughes refuses to bow to out-of-state activists over the half-century old marker. He says the community is Christian and everyone wants it to stay.

Hughes told reporters that he was surprised to receive the letter from FFRF last month. The verse has been engraved on the building for over 50 years.

“I wasn’t expecting anything and had not been contacted about the verse or really believed half the people in county even knew the verse was on that side of the cornerstone,” Hughes said.

Markert argued that the inscription violates the U.S. Constitution’s Establishment Clause. She added that it is “inappropriate” because “it conveys government support for religion.” She urged Hughes to remove the verse “as soon as possible.”

The Freedom From religion Foundation claims that the country wasn't founded on Judeo-Christian laws, but they obviously haven't read who issues their rights.

The Freedom From religion Foundation claims that the country wasn’t founded on Judaeo-Christian laws, but they obviously haven’t read who issues their rights. 

However, residents in the Great State of Tennessee don’t cotton to having a bunch of godless activists orchestrate their county’s markers. Hughes responded that the community was a Christian one, and that it is based “on the belief of a true and living God.”

Of course, that enraged the atheist group. They fired back that the population’s beliefs don’t matter. Everyone in the town should be forced to abide by the First Amendment. Yet, the First Amendment guarantees the right to free speech. Therefore, wouldn’t it be within the county’s rights to display such a sentiment?

However, FFRF works for the enemy of everything that is righteous/ The group wants to remove every vestige of truth from the land blessed by Providence.

The atheists also argue that U.S. laws aren’t based on Judaeo-Christian morals, and that the engraving is particularly disturbing because it promotes that concept. People this stupid shouldn’t have any say so in trying to enforce federal legislation. Especially, if they deny logic and facts.

There’s absolutely no doubt that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. Non-believer activists have spent millions of dollars trying to debunk the truth, and have dug up a few documents that support a separation of church and state. However the Declaration of Independence, which is the basis for American freedom, clearly states that all rights are derived from the Almighty “Creator” God.

Residents agree with their mayor’s decision. John Huffman said, “It ought to stay right there. If somebody else wants something different, they’ll chisel it on there. There’s plenty of squares.”

Adam Pinte, another Henderson County resident said, “It’s a big Bible Belt around here, and you know, if they don’t like it, they don’t have to read it.”

The community has overwhelmingly supported their Mayor. He intends to add another scripture to the building.

The community has overwhelmingly supported their Mayor. He intends to add another scripture to the building.

Wondering where the line would be drawn against religion, Pinte added, “Well, it’s on the back of your dollar bill too, but nobody complains when they spend their money.”

In fact, Mayor Hughes has met with overwhelmingly positive feedback for his resistance to the atheist group. Markert said FFRF is “alarmed” by the Mayor’s stance, and the group is planning to send another letter, threatening legal action against the county. However, Hughes is sticking to his guns.

The Mayor actually wants to place another engraving with Psalms 33:12, “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD: and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.”

Having a bible verse on the courthouse does not impose religious beliefs of others. This attempt by the FFRF is simply a stunt to gain attention to a debate that doesn’t concern anyone but the people who hate God.

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 Kavanaugh Accuser Donated   To Hillary Clinton  10 Times,  60+ Liberal Groups 

Reportedly attempted to conceal political activity by scrubbing social media accounts

Over the weekend, a name and face were added to the previously anonymous sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which is now threatening to derail his nomination. Those looking to obstruct Kavanaugh’s confirmation certainly saved their best for last, as the prior attempts included pathetic stunts such as:

– Claiming to file perjury charges against Kavanaugh, which only Jeff Sessions would have the ability to file.

– Packing the hearings with hysterical protesters, resulting in hundreds of arrests.

– Threatening female Republicans with extortion.

– Cory Booker comparing himself to Spartacus, the escaped slave who led a revolt against the Romans.

The identity of the accuser was revealed as Christine Blasey Ford, who has agreed testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ford reportedly made the allegations back in July in a letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein, and Feinstein waited until it was close to the vote to confirm Kavanaugh before making the accusations public.

There’s a record of Ford making the accusation in a 2012 therapy session, though Kavanaugh isn’t named in the session notes that Ford gave to the press. Ford alleges that in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh entered a room drunk, pinned her to a bed, and groped her over her clothing. Kavanaugh “categorically denied” the allegations.View image on Twitter

Fin Gomez @finnygo   NEW: Statement from Judge Brett Kavanaugh:

There is a slight discrepancy in the account Ford provided in her letter to Feinstein and in her therapist’s notes, but that could simply be due to an error on her therapists part.

There are however some other questions that need to be answered which call into question Ford’s motives.

As Grabien reported, they include:

1. Why Ford deleted her public social media accounts before revealing herself.

Ford deleted all of her public social media before she came forward, making it difficult to see the advocacy and partisanship she was engaged in the time leading up to her making her allegation public. Of course, Ford may simply value her privacy, but the act of deleting her public postings will inevitably make some wonder what she didn’t want seen.

2. That Ford may have an unrelated grudge against Kavanaugh, as his mother, once a circuit court judge, ruled against Ford’s parents.

In August 1996, Christine Blasey Ford’s parents, Paula and Ralph Blasey, were foreclosed upon. Kavanaugh’s mom, Martha, was then serving as a judge on the Montgomery Country Circuit Court, and she ruled against Christine Ford’s parents.

3. That Ford is a Democrat who donates to left-wing causes, attended the anti-Trump March for Science, and previously signed an open letter challenging Trump’s border policy.

Ford is a political activist who has made dozens of donations to left-wing causes. According to OpenSecrets, she has made more than 60 donations to liberal causes, with almost four dozen to the pro-abortion group, Emily’s List, alone. Ford also donated to the DNC, Hillary Clinton (more than 10 times), Bernie Sanders, and the progressive organizing group ActBlue.

Ford likewise attended the anti-Trump March for Science, where she wore a hat knitted like a human brain, but inspired by the feminist “pussy hats” worn at the Women’s Marches. Ford also added her name to an open letter from health professionals who argued the U.S. border policy resulting in temporary separation of some families was harmful to children’s development.

There’s no statute of limitations on sexual assault in Maryland, where she claims that the assault happened. Rather than go to the police, Ford went to Dianne Feinstein. If her accusations are true, she should immediately file a police report against Kavanaugh and take him to trial. If she doesn’t, perhaps that’s because she knows the consequences of filing a false police report.

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