Friday, June 12, 2009
Ah, more twisted thinking by our friends at the American Communist Leninist Union.
According to newsmax.com, the ACLU wants a memorial cross remembering war dead removed from atop Sunrise Rock in the Mojave Desert, citing the bogus claim of separation of church and state. The cross, first erected in 1934 by the VFW to remember all fallen heroes, now sits shrouded until the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case. Mojave National Preserve falls under the control of the National Parks Service.
Has anyone ever told the ACLU that there is no separation of church and state in the Constitution? The First Amendment clearly states:
"Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;..."
In other words, Congress cannot establish an official government religion, such as Islam being the official religion in many countries Barry loves to travel to. The ACLU also ignores the "prohibiting the free exercise thereof" clause.
When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Madeline Murray O'Hair and the American Atheists to ban prayer in public school, it put this nation on a slippery slope. I like to argue that by banning Christian symbols in schools, banning a nativity scene at city hall, and not allowing a child to talk about the Bible at show-and-tell is actually establishing atheism as the official government religion. I like Quinn's first law (go to warroom.com to find out who Quinn is): Liberalism always generates the exact opposite of its stated intent. How very true.
How would the ACLU react if a Muslim was in the White House and wanted to do daily prayers in what is technically a taxpayer-owned property? Oops....already have that. Still waiting for the reaction from the ACLU. Maybe if I hold my breath....