My Man says “simply pray”

Janet and Ted. Marriage is made in heaven.
Janet and Ted. Marriage is made in heaven.

‘Tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) this week called on his supporters to “simply pray” that LGBT Americans were not allowed to have equal rights because the thought of same-sex marriage was “heartbreaking.”’

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Footnote:

“Janet Mefferd was, unsurprisingly, not pleased with President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday, and suggested on her radio program last night that Christians should stop attending the interfaith event.”
(I think Christians should stop attending, too. The “National” Prayer Breakfast is sponsored and organized by the secret christianist cabal, “The Fellowship.”)

George Washington called for a day of prayer in 1795 in thanksgiving for the peace that America enjoyed     at a time of war in Europe, although Washington was always careful never to limit his invocation to Christians.Thomas Jefferson, though, refused to issue such proclamations, insisting that they violated the First Amendment. He wrote: “Every religious society has a right to determine for itself the times for these [religious] exercises, … and this right can never be safer than in their own hands, where the constitution has deposited it.” James Madison, facing the War of 1812, issued Congressional prayer proclamations, but later regretted doing so, saying that such proclamations “seem to imply and certainly nourish the erroneous idea of a national religion” (Hamilton College History Professor John Ragosta).

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