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What Part of Freedom of Religion Don't Y'All Get?

Friday, Jul. 03, 2009 3:53 AM


Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern introduced the 'Oklahoma Citizen's Proclamation for Morality,' which begins with a rambling selection of quotes (the accuracy of at least one of which is questionable*) from the founding fathers pertaining to God and/or morality, then getting down to business:

WHEREAS, we believe our economic woes are consequences of our greater national moral crisis; and

WHEREAS, this nation has become a world leader in promoting abortion, pornography, same sex marriage, sex trafficking, divorce, illegitimate births, child abuse, and many other forms of debauchery; and

WHEREAS, alarmed that the Government of the United States of America is forsaking the rich Christian heritage upon which this nation was built; and

WHEREAS, grieved that the Office of the president of these United States has refused to uphold the long held tradition of past presidents in giving recognition to our National Day of Prayer; and

WHEREAS, deeply disturbed that the Office of the president of these United States disregards the biblical admonitions to live clean and pure lives by proclaiming an entire month to an immoral behavior;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we the undersigned elected officials of the people of Oklahoma, religious leaders and citizens of the State of Oklahoma, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world, solemnly declare that the HOPE of the great State of Oklahoma and of these United States, rests upon the Principles of Religion and Morality as put forth in the HOLY BIBLE; and

BE IT RESOLVED that we, the undersigned, believers in the One True God and His only Son, call upon all to join with us in recognizing that “Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord,” and humbly implore all who love Truth and Virtue to live above reproach in the sight of God and man with a firm reliance on the leadership and protection of Almighty God; and

BE IT RESOLVED that we, the undersigned, humbly call upon Holy God, our Creator, Sustainer, and Redeemer, to have mercy on this nation, to stay His hand of judgment, and grant a national awakening of righteousness and Christian renewal as we repent of our great sin.

Because We All Know the current economic crisis was caused by a bunch of divorced gay pornographers or something like that.

And that a just, loving, and all-knowing God would punish the wicked by rewarding bank and insurance company executives with multi-million dollar bonuses while families struggle to keep their homes and jobs.

* James Madison never said, "Religion is the basis and foundation of government."



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