Gov. Scott Walker found himself in the crosshairs of The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) for the following tweet:
— Governor Walker (@GovWalker) March 16, 2014
That’s it. Wisconsin’s Governor is in hot water for posting fifteen characters that allude to one of Christianity’s most famous passages.
FFRF took to its Facebook page and demanded Gov. Walker remove religious posts from his official Facebook and Twitter feeds that read, “Philippians 4:13.”
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” the verse reads.
“This braggadocio verse coming from a public official is rather disturbing,” FFRF co-presidents Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Baker wrote in a letter to Walker. “To say, ‘I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me,’ seems more like a threat, or the utterance of a theocratic dictator, than a duly elected civil servant.”
Dear God (pun intended). Are this people serious?
The atheist group say Walker is misusing his authority to “promote not just religion over non-religion, but one religion over another in a manner that makes many Wisconsin citizens uncomfortable.”
These people are unbelievably (LOL) absurd.
Fox News’ Todd Sterns says Gov. Walker’s office told him they don’t plan to take down the tweet.
“Governor Walker will not remove the post on his social media,” press secretary Laurel Patrick told me. “The verse was part of a devotional he read that morning, which inspired him, and he chose to share it.”
It’s offseason for atheist bed-wetters. When it’s football season that can feign fury over prayer at a football game. In December you can find them protesting a harmless nativity scene. But in the middle of March, The Freedom From Religion Foundation has nothing else better to do than launch social screeds about a harmless Bible verse.
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