Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin went on national TV and told Americans of Faith that their religious freedoms exist in church and
Soon after that Tweet and huge national outrage Mayor Annise Parker changed her tune writing:
“We don’t need to intrude on matters of faith to have equal rights in Houston, and it was never the intention of the city of Houston to intrude on any matters of faith or to get between a pastor and their parishioners,’ Parker said. ‘We don’t want their sermons, we want the instructions on the petition process. That’s always what we wanted and, again, they knew that’s what we wanted because that’s the subject of the lawsuit.”
A Texas county added “In God We Trust” to some of its official correspondence. The motto, which appears on U.S. currency, was printed on the Tarrant County tax assessor’s envelopes and next year will be printed on tax statements.
Imagine a post-religious America, an America that no longer advocates for religious freedom, an America that no longer trusts God. Sadly, this bias toward secularism and religious exclusion is rapidly becoming America’s reality.
The giant advertising hoardings in the Tennessee cities of Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis and Fort Smith, Arkansas show a mischievous-looking young girl writing her letter to Father Christmas: “Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to skip church! I’m too old for fairy tales,” she writes.