Court dismisses Wisconsin lawsuit cha...

Court dismisses Wisconsin lawsuit challenging National Day of Prayer

There are 8 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Apr 14, 2011, titled Court dismisses Wisconsin lawsuit challenging National Day of Prayer. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional and ordered that a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's right to proclaim the day be dismissed.

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les

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Apr 14, 2011
I wish these people would go away. What a miserable excuse for a life. Spend all your days trying to keep God out of your fellow citizens lives because YOU have a problem with it. Pitiful.
The judge was right - having your feelings hurt is not cause for a lawsuit. Quit wasting the taxpayers money by tying up our court system with this BS. Please?
Tom T

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Apr 14, 2011
Why could it possibly matter to you that the President calls for a national day of prayer?
Is it so bad that the Pres wants us to acknowledge something greater than ourselves and ask for help?
Are or you not capable of considering something greater than you?
Tom T

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Apr 14, 2011
*delete the "or" in last line above. Thanks.
Scjams

West Columbia, SC

#4 Apr 14, 2011
Tom T wrote:
Why could it possibly matter to you that the President calls for a national day of prayer?
Is it so bad that the Pres wants us to acknowledge something greater than ourselves and ask for help?
Are or you not capable of considering something greater than you?
Tom, here's the deal bud. Atheists absolutely cannot abide not having their supposed superior intellect challenged. It makes them question themselves, and scares the non-existent h#ll out of them. They must continually attack people who are spiritual. It's practically the only thing that makes them feel okay with themselves.
So, don't expect them to quit, cause they ain't going to. They'd rather try to breathe water.
Scjams

West Columbia, SC

#5 Apr 14, 2011
Sorry,

"Atheists absolutely cannot abide not having their supposed superior intellect challenged"

Should be

"Atheists absolutely cannot abide HAVING their supposed superior intellect challenged"
Freedom Lover

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Apr 14, 2011
I'd love to hear a judicial admonishment for bringing such a feeble complaint before the Court, Judge Judy style.
ketola

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Apr 15, 2011
How about keeping your religion to yourself and quit trying to force your "beliefs" on others. Until you can show some proof that there is a god just keep it quiet. I don't think that is too much to ask.
Sarah D

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Apr 15, 2011
If the President issued an executive order REQUIRING Americans to pray or Congress passed a law REQUIRING Americans to pray then that would clearly be unconstitutional.

It's just a request. The President could issue a request to be nice to your mother and it would have the same legal standing.

Oh and ketola your demand is like those religious people who demand that atheists and agnostics be silent about their beliefs. You might want to rethink that.

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