Liberty Counsel Backs ‘Bible Man’ Assemblies

Liberty Counsel Backs ‘Bible Man’ Assemblies February 13, 2012

Unsurprisingly, the theocratic dolts at the badly misnamed Liberty Counsel are backing an Alabama school board that wants to continue to hold elementary school assemblies so that a guy who calls himself “Bible Man” can tell the students stories out of the Bible.

Liberty Counsel is proud of an Alabama school board for standing strong against a complaint filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation concerning religious assemblies.

After meeting to discuss the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s complaint concerning voluntary assemblies to teach elementary students Bible stories, the Jackson County School Board has announced they will not bow to pressure. One religious liberty law firm is pleased to see the school officials take a stand for the students’ constitutional rights.

“This is another example of the Freedom From Religion Foundation wanting to literally erect a barrier between the government and any kind of freedom of religion, essentially causing the government to stifle freedom of religion,” says Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel…

“They want to make sure that everyone else believes that there’s no God, and they want to eliminate God and the Christian religion from the public sector, and even from the private sector as well,” the attorney offers. “This is the most anti-Christian organization in America.”

All of this is utterly disingenuous. Let a school hold an assembly for “Quran Man” to tell stories from the Muslim holy book and you will find out just how much they really believe all this bullshit about religious freedom.


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  • jamessweet

    Let a school hold an assembly for “Quran Man”

    Would it be blasphemous to call him “Qur-man”?

  • Zinc Avenger

    Principia Discordia Man gives out the best treats.

  • slc1

    The Liberty Counsel is sort of the road company version of the Thomas More Law Center.

  • baal

    Could ‘Torah Bob’ have a go once the other two are done?

  • Is this the same as the Willie Aames superhero character Bibleman or is it a different character? Because Bibleman is pretty damn funny, in a sort of “The Bible + Batman ’66 + Power Rangers + Drugs? = THIS” sort of way.

  • chilidog99

    Zinc @ 2:, no, that would be Pedo-Man.

  • Chiroptera

    “This is another example of the Freedom From Religion Foundation wanting to literally erect a barrier between the government and any kind of freedom of religion….”

    I kind of see these barriers as necessary for freedom of religion.

    Unless LC means it in the same sense that a Army Corps of Engineers’ levee is a barrier between a flood and the freedom of having all my stuff wash away.

  • Michael Heath

    The abuse of the term ‘liberty’ increases. Yesterday Meet the Press’s David Gregory was his usual moronic cowardly self where he asked a lame question about gay marriage to Rick Santorum. Sen. Santorum argued his opposition to gays enjoying the exercise and protection of their rights didn’t define his campaign but instead he was focused on, liberty, blah, blah, blah*.

    Let that settle in, Gregory asks a question about Santorum’s opposition regarding the liberty rights of GLBTs where Santorum claims his campaign is more focused on liberty rather than gays, as if the protection of liberty was not the core plank in the fight for GBLTs. Mr. Gregory of course, and as nearly always, let him rant without following up on this. Nor did Gregory follow-up on Santorum’s rant that judges are tyrannical when they protect the individual liberty rights against the majority of voters who seek to deny some individuals their rights. I.e., Santorum argued as if the plain and unambiguous language of the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause didn’t exist where Gregory never challenged Santorum’s misleading the show’s viewers.

    I only watch now just to see how truly awful David Gregory can be.

    *Transcript and relevant section:

    MR. GREGORY: I want to stay on some of the social issues that have come, I think, to define your campaign, that certainly give a lot of energy to your campaign and to your supporters. Let me ask you about gay marriage, an issue you’ve talked a lot about. Proposition 8 out in California became an issue this week. If the Supreme Court decided that gays and lesbians had a constitutional right to marry, what would President Santorum do? Would you respect that decision by the judiciary?

    FMR. SEN. SANTORUM: Well, first off, it’s not what’s defining my campaign. I, I would say that what’s defining my campaign is going out and talking about liberty, . . .

    I also recommend reading Santorum’s rant about tyrannical judges in this link. A capable journalist should have asked questions that tore him to shreds and thereby informed the public. Instead Meet the Press has become an infomercial little better than what Fox News presents in its so-called straight news shows (though not nearly as bad as the dishonesty on display on Hannity, O’Reilly, Megyn Kelly, Fox and Friends, and other related Fox News shows).

  • anandine

    Zinc Avenger said Principia Discordia Man gives out the best treats.

    But the flying spaghetti monster’s meals are more nutritious.

  • matty1

    @6

    Zinc @ 2:, no, that would be Pedo-Man.

    Catholic liturgy Man prefers to be addressed as Father.

  • MikeMa

    If Liberty Council supports you, it is time to fold the tents.

  • slc1

    Re Michael Heath @ #8

    Ah, for the good old days of Lawrence E. Spivak.

  • Akira MacKenzie

    “They want to make sure that everyone else believes that there’s no God, and they want to eliminate God and the Christian religion from the public sector, and even from the private sector as well,” the attorney offers. “This is the most anti-Christian organization in America.”

    And whay is your point , you fucking pile of primitive, redneck shit?

  • davem

    Hey, if we want to appeal to kids, we need Pedo Bear, dressed with an RCC mitre…

  • chilidog99

    What if Tom Cruise came around and passed out coppies of “dianetics?”

  • Aliasalpha

    Maybe they need a “Subject-Man” for everything, biology could have Evolution-Man and his entorage of smaller people in devolving costumes, art could have Vitruvian-Man which is just 2 blokes in a costume holding a huge ring