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AlbertCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-09-10 09:24 AM
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16. The Government has to hold their hand to pray?... on 1 day a year?

Can't religionists of all stripes pray any day they want? Does not having a National Day of Prayer stop anyone from praying? Is anyone on any day being prevented from congregating in large groups if they want and praying?

Of course not.

This is merely giving special treatment to the groups that think praying is something worthwhile. The Constitution specifically prohibits that. And the religionists are a "special interest group"...getting special treatment.

I'll compromise though. Don't want to be rigid and unfeeling. That "special interest group" can have their day if another "special interest group" can also get Gay Marriage, and the right to serve openly in the military.

Or how about, "Smoke a Doobie" day?
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