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Tag: national day of prayer

May
9th

RELIGION: Abolish National Day of Prayer

I read an article in the Puyallup Herald about the National Day of Prayer event held in Puyallup. It stated that worship leaders of the event included a military chaplain, a state representative, first responders and the police chief. The mayor spoke at the event.

What in the world is going on? Government officials and public employees leading a religious event? Were they acting in an “official” capacity? Was this event city-sanctioned? Were any tax dollars used to pay for this event? Were other faiths besides Christianity participating, or asked to participate, in this event? The questions go on and

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