David Lane, the Christian right kingmaker of the Republican party, sent an email to his American Renewal Project mailing list seeking ten members of Congress willing to sponsor a bill overturning the Supreme Court cases prohibiting mandatory Bible reading and prayer in public schools. Because if they can’t force people to pray and read the Bible, the secularists are denying them their rights.
How did America lose its Judeo Christian heritage, and now the by-product — a Christian culture?
Bill Bennett rightly states, “…the two essential questions Plato posed as: Who teaches the children, and what do we teach them?”
The foolish U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1963 — removing prayer and the Bible from public schools on an 8-1 vote — provoked prophetic, lone dissenting U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart to thunder, “It led not to true neutrality with respect to religion, but to the establishment of a religion of secularism.”, and gave control of education to the secularists, who have imposed their values, their views, their politics, and their laws on America’s Christian heritage and Christian culture.
The false gods of multiculturalism, political correctness and secularism have produced: red ink as far as the eye can see, homosexuals praying at the Inauguration, 60M babies killed in the womb, the U.S. Supreme Court imposing homosexual marriage on America…judgment is on us; and like Israel, “The sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth. Then the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, so that He sold them into the hands of Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia; and the sons of Israel served Cushan-rishathaim eight years….”. Judges 3:7-8
You see this, right? The “adversary” of a Christian nation disconnected the Bible and prayer — the tie-in to God — from public education and America’s children in 1963.
Reestablishing the Bible in public schools is a first step toward regaining our Christian heritage and restoring a Christian culture. God will defend himself.
But remember, these are the same people who scream about big government intruding into the family and taking away religious freedom. Yet here they are advocating that the government be given the authority to force all school children, whether Christian or not, to recite Christian prayers and read the Bible. Because not allowing that violates the rights of Christians to force others to worship as they demand them to. This isn’t just Christian privilege, it’s a demand for an actual theocracy.
He says he wants to find 10 congressmen to sponsor a bill on this, apparently too ignorant to realize that legislation cannot reverse a Supreme Court ruling that declared that very policy unconstitutional.