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Friday, August 29, 2014

Prayer For Injured Teen Sparks Atheist Outrage

The injured player was on the ground being tended to by trainers and coaches.

So the Seminole High School football team did what many football teams do. The teenage boys took a knee, bowed their heads and prayed for their injured teammate.

But that simple act of compassion and humanity in Sanford, Florida sparked outrage from the Freedom From Religion Foundation – a group of perpetually offended atheists from Wisconsin.
An FFRF attorney fired off a letter to the superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools – accusing them of having an adult lead the prayer for the injured child.



ginn said...

These are minorities and as such, within a democracy, should be treated as just that. Their voices should be mute until they are a majority.., not in your lifetime, I'll add.

Unknown said...

Soooo... when did "having an adult lead the prayer" become illegal?

I guess this is on the same plane as me being guilty of not wearing shoes to bed. Oh, crap! I let the cat out of the bag!

These whackos need to be ignored completely!

Anonymous said...

There is no such right as freedom FROM religion!

Anonymous said...

We will pray for them

Anonymous said...

I pray that the God haters will open their hearts and find the Lord. He's there for you and he loves you.

Anonymous said...

Well I'm Atheist and it doesn't bother me at all. I am not offended and think its nice that the boys whole team cares that much about him.

Please remember that this group is not the voice for Atheist everywhere.

Anonymous said...

When the adult represents the government, it becomes state sponsored religion.

Anonymous said...

Minorities are protected in the constitution for exactly this sort of reason. Thanks for demonstratin "Majority Privilige" to repress minorities.

Anonymous said...

Yet Obama will allow street closings for Muslim prayers.