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mccorquodale
Nov 29 2008
Kentucky Homeland Security must credit God by law

Check it out:

The law that organized the [Kentucky] Homeland Security office first lists Homeland Security's duty to recognize that government itself can't secure the state without God, even before mentioning other duties, which include distributing millions of dollars in federal grants and analyzing possible threats.

State Rep. Tom Riner, a Southern Baptist minister who was instrumental in establishing that requirement in 2006, disapproves of the fact that Homeland Security doesn't currently mention God in its mission statement or on its Web site.

The law passed under former Gov. Ernie Fletcher, who prominently credited God in annual reports to state leaders. But Gov. Steve Beshear's administration didn't credit God in its 2008 Homeland Security report issued last month.

Larry_Carter_Center
Dec 1 2008
Re: Kentucky Homeland Security must credit God by law

It is one thing for a progressive Governor to refuse conformity to idiotic Baptist "laws" while another altogether for the same Governor to respect the civil rights of Gays, Lesbians, Atheists and other minorities under attack by those same Baptist "laws." We need representation, not just tiny reversals of theocratic nonsense. An alleged deity may encourage theocrats through such laws in KY and indeed if we repeal such crap, enrage the liars for Jehovah. None the less, we must fight each violation and advance our cause by word, deeds and mobilize more of our peers to be visible so that our millions are known, not intimidated into silence.

n-atheist
Dec 8 2008
Re: Kentucky Homeland Security must credit God by law

It seems that someone is challenging this law now.

See http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20081202/NEWS01/812020431/1008.

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