Another good quote from the Judge:
"The right to free expression ranges from the dignity of Abraham Lincolns speeches to Charlie Sheens rants....
Thompson told the pastor that the ceremony will commemorate veterans of all cultures and beliefs, and the tone of remarks must therefore be inclusive. The governments compulsion of a programs inclusion or exclusion of a particular religion offends the Constitution.
The Constitution does not confide to the government the authority to compel emptiness in a prayer, where a prayer belongs. The gray mandarins of the national government are decreeing how citizens honor their veterans. This is not a pick-up-your-trash sign; this is a we-pick-your-words sign. These people say that remarks need to be content-neutral messages. The men buried in the cemetery fought for their fellow Americans for us. In those fights, they were served by chaplains, chaplains of two faiths and many denominations, chaplains in the field."
If the Constitution doesn’t respect ‘’an establishment of religion’’ how then can it determine or dis-allow what can or cannot be said at a Veterans Administration run cemetrey?
posted on 07/06/2011 6:55:44 PM PDT
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