WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a town in upstate New York did not violate the Constitution by starting its public meetings with a prayer from a “chaplain of the month” who was almost always Christian.
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, writing for the majority in a 5-to-4 decision that divided the court’s more conservative members from its liberal ones, said the prayers were merely ceremonial. They were neither unduly sectarian nor likely to make members of other faiths feel unwelcome.
“Ceremonial prayer,” he wrote, “is but a recognition that, since this nation was founded and until the present day, many Americans deem that their own existence must be understood by precepts far beyond that authority of government to alter or define.”
In dissent, Justice Elena Kagan said the town’s practices could not be reconciled “with the First Amendment’s promise that every citizen, irrespective of her religion, owns an equal share of her government.”
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Dose include a Satanic ritual too.
Now you see this is opposite of what they have been doing for the past God knows how long
thats why theres 9 so there cant be a tie
wow...our government parents are allowing us to have a prayer...well goody..goody for them...what is pathetic is that we have to go to the supreme court to do it.......
Folks, let's keep praying up a storm for our leaders to come to the truth or to be exposed when not operating in truth, for the Courts, for the Military, the Police, the Federal agencies. Let us pray that God speaks to their hearts and conscience and causes a spiritual revival in these agencies and departments. If they do not operate honestly, we ask that You exposes their lies, dirty deeds, betrayals, etc.
Father God, we lift up our leaders and all who work for the government of the US and we ask that you will grant them wisdom, knowledge of Your will Lord God that they may serve You while they are serving the citizens of this nation created under Your almighty hand. We ask that you make and keep them honest and confound those who would lie and deceive. We ask that You Lord create a revival world wide so others may come to a saving knowledge of Your Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We ask that You forgive us our many sins and heal our land and we ask these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!
“WE WANT GOD” is an answer to the stress in our country. The stress exists because organized atheism is bullying Organized Christianity. When this same stress existed in the Soviet Union, Christians began standing up to atheism on June 2, 1979, by saying in unison “We Want God.” Because of that stance, they caused the Soviet Union to collapse within ten years, marking the end of organized atheism in the governing bodies of Eastern Europe. Peggy Noonan documented that story in the Wall Street Journal under the title “We Want God.”
The regime of organized atheism ruled in Eastern Europe for more than 40 years, using oppressive bureaucracies and armed forces to impose its rule. In the United States of America, the many factions of organized atheism are abusing the rule of law to chip away at the religious freedoms traditionally enjoyed by Organized Christianity. This process of ‘death by a thousand cuts’ is sanctioned, even encouraged, by a regime that is imposing the rule of Big Government on our country through the use of oppressive bureaucracies. So far, this process does not include the use of armed forces.
You and I and all like-minded people in our own country can also stand up to the bullying of organized atheism. We can say in unison “We Want God,” and we can say it as we decide whom to vote for on November 4, 2014. This November, elect only those candidates whom you can trust to become servants of the people, not bullies of the people. Elect only those candidates whom you can trust to take Big Government Bureaucracy out of our homes and out of our private lives.
Stand up to the bullies. Tell them “We Want God.”
"WE WANT GOD." In 2 Chronicles 7:14 God says: If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
We have a promise from God and with all my heart , I believe all things are possible with God, but without God , we are nothing and we have nothing. If God's people would do three things, God would respond in three ways. The Lord's people need to become humble, that is confess; they need to pray, and repent, and they need to turn and come back to Him. If they will do this, God would hear, forgive, and heal them. Now we all should be ready and willing to come back to God and stay there
@ Mary Keltner,
Lord God, forgive my sins and forgive the sins of this nation and please Lord, heal our land in Jesus' name I pray, Amen!
I do not want the Christian God