Watch These City Officials Struggle to Explain Why an Atheist’s Banner Was Hung Where Few People Could See It
The other day, I posted about how atheist activist Justin Vacula of the NEPA Freethought Society paid for a banner to be hung on the scaffolding in the Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) public square.
Local officials hung it, but three days late and almost completely out of sight.
When Christians celebrated the National Day of Prayer in the square last week, they saw an NDoP banner… but not the one reading “Nothing Fails Like Prayer.”
Yesterday, Vacula went to City Hall to inquire about the decision. How come his banner wasn’t placed somewhere easily visible? Was there a reason?
He got a reason… and it made no sense whatsoever.
An Atheist Paid for a Banner to be Placed in This City’s Public Square… So How Come Most People Can’t See It?
Two weeks ago, in anticipation of both the National Day of Prayer and National Day of Reason, atheist Justin Vacula of the NEPA Freethought Society went to the Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) City Hall, gave them a check for $50, and handed them a banner reading “Nothing Fails Like Prayer” to put up in the public square. That banner was supposed to go up on April 28. For whatever reason, city officials didn’t put it up until three days later… but it’s finally up!
There’s the banner about Mental Health Month, and the banner for the National Day of Prayer, and… hey, wait, where’s Justin’s banner?
A couple of days ago, I posted about the baseball dynasty at Owasso High School in Oklahoma.
Their coach Larry Turner had led the team to multiple state titles and a perfect season last year. But a profile of Turner in a local newspaper shed light on a troubling aspect of his leadership: