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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-05-07 06:52 PM
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7. So he admits it.
"I think that it's important that we are tolerant as a people of all faiths, but that doesn't mean we have to endorse all faiths, and that was my decision," he said later. "I surely believe that everyone should have the right to speak, but I didn't want my attendance on the floor to appear that I was endorsing that."

So all these "voluntary" public prayers really are an official government endorsement of one religion over another and over none, and they know it.
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  -Republican Lawmaker Walks out on First Muslim Prayer Ever in Texas Senate babylonsister  Apr-05-07 06:36 PM   #0 
  - and these "leaders" arre suspose to be role models!!!  rodeodance   Apr-05-07 06:39 PM   #1 
  - They claim to be role models  DFW   Apr-05-07 06:41 PM   #2 
  - They shouldn't be praying in the Senate, anyway.  silverweb   Apr-05-07 06:41 PM   #3 
  - Seems like a pretty simple solution  Mojambo   Apr-05-07 06:46 PM   #6 
  - Bingo  DavidD   Apr-06-07 07:55 AM   #11 
  - Now they know how some of us feel when they push their Christianity...  lefador   Apr-05-07 06:42 PM   #4 
  - Silly bigots.  WindRavenX   Apr-05-07 06:43 PM   #5 
  - So he admits it.  hvn_nbr_2   Apr-05-07 06:52 PM   #7 
  - EXCELLENT POINT:  kestrel91316   Apr-05-07 06:58 PM   #9 
  - sad how many politicians would fail a quiz on the Constitution  Blue_Tires   Apr-06-07 01:19 AM   #10 
  - I would prefer that NO prayer be done out loud, publically, in my  kestrel91316   Apr-05-07 06:56 PM   #8 
  - All the more reason to keep all religion out of government  LiberalFighter   Apr-06-07 10:04 AM   #12 
  - Garsh, maybe we should ban ALL prayers at public meetings, huh?  Vickers   Apr-06-07 10:16 AM   #13 
  - Dan Patrick is an unmitigated jackass of wholly untrammeled malevolence  Czolgosz   Apr-06-07 10:46 AM   #14 

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