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States want Court to nullify ban on prayer

August 10, 2013

Prayer before public meetings is commonplace in most West Virginia counties. In fact, West Virginia is one of 49 states that opens its legislative sessions with praye....

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Aug-12-13 4:24 PM

It bothers me that people still debate this subject. I don't want want Muslims praying at our meetings. Nor do I want Jewish prayer, Hindu rituals, Buddhist Mantras, or Christian prayer. We are a strong nation because of our diversity, not in spite of it! The difference between a religion and a delusion is the number of people who share it. Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.

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Aug-10-13 6:49 PM

So they rotate prayers in Tucker County so they would not mind if a Rabbi or Muslim Cleric said a prayer. They want to give every religion a chance to do the prayer. They only thing is they where is east so they can face Mecca. I bet there is not chance that it will ever happen because as soon as a Muslim or Jew asks to lead a prayer they will abolish the prayer before their meetings.

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Aug-10-13 4:00 PM

Our Spaghetti Monster, Who art flying around, Hallowed be Thy Name; Thy meatballs come, Thy noodles done, at Ginos as it is in moms kitchen. Give us this day our garlic bread, and forgive our vegetarians, as we forgive those who stain our white tablecloths; and lead us right into temptation, but deliver us from green beans. Amen.

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Aug-10-13 2:47 PM

I'm ok with this... As long as at the next city council meeting, Randolph County Commission meeting, BOE meeting, and the WV State legislature they recite the prayer of my church. The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. If not, we will have a problem.

I've already made some emails and calls over this. They want a lawsuit, they will get a lawsuit.


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