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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BREAKING: Hillary Admits She Was Wrong About ‘Deplorables,’
White Nationalists Only ‘0.15%’ Of U.S. Population

(TeaParty.org) – Hillary Clinton, the failed liberal presidential candidate who sealed her fate by slamming half of U.S. voters as a load of racist, sexist, xenophobic “deplorables,” just came out and admitted she was wrong, Breitbart reports.

Speaking with Hugh Hewitt on his radio show about her book “What Happened,” he asked her if she actually believes that half of the American population are white nationalists and racists.

“Of the 62.9 million people who voted for President Trump, do you have a number in your mind that you think are actually white nationalist racists of that 62.9 million, a real number?” he asked.

“No, I don’t,” she said.

Still have any doubts? Later in the conversation, Hewitt asked the same question again. “Do you think there are more than a half million, you know, honest-to-God white nationalists running around the United States?”

Clinton: “Probably not, no.”

A white nationalist would like to establish a sovereign country for people of white European heritage, an idea everyone across the political spectrum finds unspeakably intolerable and offensive. Now, the woman who declared that this was the desire of more than half of Americans is saying that virtually nobody wants it. On both counts, she’s completely wrong.

There’s no doubt that Clinton is probably going to try running again for president in 2020 – if she’s even alive that long – and might be trying to absolve her guilt and pander to all those “undecideds” who instantly went MAGA the second she blasted them as no-good racist deplorables for not voting Democrat.

However, Clinton did later admit that there were more white nationalists in America than she had thought. Expressing her worries that the internet and the presidency of Trump is giving them a voice and a platform, she hinted that under her iron scepter, she will attempt to silence them.

“Unfortunately, their views, which used to be quite beyond the mainstream, you know, have a much broader audience now, because you know, of being online and having outlets and media presence that can promote those attitudes,” she said.

How many white nationalists are there in the United States? That’s a question with troublingly few answers, since for some mysterious reason the liberal mainstream media – even though it claims all the time that white supremacy is on the rise – hasn’t actually bothered to take polls and just ask people whether they are white nationalists.

Actually, there’s a simple answer to that. If such a poll were to be taken, our bet is that liberals would be very disappointed to discover that almost nobody is actually a white nationalist, and so there would be no way they could continue scaring people with those fears. A tactic Clinton has apparently given up on.

Left-wingers are entirely convinced that some vague but large majority of people who say they aren’t racists or white nationalists, actually share a lot of views with them – which is why Nazi and white supremacist have become interchangeable with Republican and libertarian.

An article by Newsweek, which polled around 5,000 in order address this very question, came up with this response:

About 70 percent of respondents strongly agreed that people of different races should be “free to live wherever they choose” and that “all races are equal,” and 89 percent agreed that all races should be treated equally. At the same time, 31 percent of respondents said they strongly or somewhat agreed that the country needs to “protect and preserve its White European heritage,” while 34 percent strongly or somewhat disagreed and 29 percent said they neither agreed nor disagreed.

Reality is, it’s a little true that some Americans do have overlapping views with white nationalists, but the overwhelming majority of respondents STRONGLY believe that the races should be free, are equal, and should be treated equally. Sounds like none of these respondents would be joining a lynch mob or waging a second Holocaust any time soon – trying to equate the preservation of white heritage with support for slavery and genocide is obviously one of the Left’s biggest lies, and the very reason why 39 percent of people in this same survey believe white people are under attack.

So Clinton changes her mind, and now says she believes less than one percent of the American population are white nationalists – did she believe there were even LESS than that during the campaign trail? Either way, she’s either just lying or plain stupid.

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