Skip to comments.Court Upholds 'Almighty God' Reference In Law
Posted on 10/28/2011 9:05:09 PM PDT by Morgana
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A state appeals court has ruled that Kentucky may continue to give official credit for its homeland security to Almighty God.
Kentuckys law establishing the state Office of Homeland Security requires its executive director to publicize a dependence on Almighty God in training and educational materials and through a plaque at the entrance to its emergency operations center.
By a 2-1 vote Thursday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals overturned Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingates ruling in 2009 the phrase violates the U.S. and Kentucky constitutions of state-established religion. The law requires the Homeland Security director to post a plaque with the reference in the departments headquarters.
Language in the 2006 legislation was inserted by state Rep. Tom Riner, D-Louisville, a pastor of Christ is King Baptist Church in Louisville.
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Well, God Bless them.
If God is for us, who can be against us?
The whole gambit of liberal immorality.
Why would God look kindly on this nation?
There is no prohibition against state-established religion in the US Constitution. However, it does contain a prohibition against CONGRESS-established religion.
You would think that there would be some sort of requirement for judicial nominees to actually read the Constitution and become familiar with it before they could be seated as judges.