Some people just don’t get it

July 28th, 2002 – 4:01 pm
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“A federal judge in Louisiana ruled yesterday that the state illegally used federal money to promote religion in its abstinence-only sex education programs, a decision that could jeopardize President Bush’s ambitions for expanding the effort nationwide.”

Why did the judge rule this way? Because the groups involved in the initiative were, “using government money to distribute Bibles, stage prayer rallies outside clinics that provide abortions and perform skits with characters that preach Christianity.” In other words, they were violating the separation of church and state, and pretty shamelessly too. Apparently the governor of Louisiana sees nothing wrong with that.

Read the article here.

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