Knoxville (IA) City Council Will Privatize Land So Display with Christian Cross Can Stay Put

Remember that display of a kneeling soldier, gun in hand, next to a Christian cross, that sits in taxpayer-funded Young’s Park in Knoxville, Iowa?

After Americans United for Separation of Church and State called on the local city council to remove or change the display, people have been freaking out over this “attack” on their illegal promotion of Christianity.

There was a City Council meeting on Tuesday night that featured a lot of supports of the display making their case, but when it came down to it, the elected officials said they had figured out a way to avoid a lawsuit while keeping the display in place:

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Muslim Asylum Seekers Turn to Christianity in Hopes It Will Allow Them to Stay in Germany

Refugees from countries like Syria and Iran are escaping to various countries in Europe, leading to all sorts of logistical and ethical questions.

But here’s a point that I haven’t heard addressed much in the media: With Muslims flocking to Germany in particular, should we be concerned that so many are converting to Christianity?

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Louisiana Sheriff Says That Good Police Officers Must Believe in God

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana is the latest to put “In God We Trust” stickers on its patrol cars. What makes this particular incident stand out, though, is how Sheriff Louis M. Ackal (below) explained the importance of the stickers and why some officers are putting multiple stickers on their cars:

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I Am the Very Model of a Modern Fundamentalist

Can someone please get the Pirates of Penzance music and record this?

I am the very model of a modern fundamentalist
I’m not merely judgmental, I’m the absolute judgmentalest!
I always follow scripture and I act on God’s authority
But marital longevity was never my priority.

I married first one husband, then two others, then another one
Because I think one man is pretty much like any other one.
I’ve never been too troubled by the dubious legalities
Of sex outside of marriage or of other trivialities.

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Houston Officials Are Handing Out 30,000 Wristbands That Say “Pray for Police”

The Houston Police Department is the latest to get into the religion game. They’re bypassing the latest trend to put “In God We Trust” on vehicles, but they’re instead wasting time by handing out more than 30,000 wristbands with the words “Pray for Police” on them.

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