Any comments on this story from the Deep South?
Judge tells offenders to go to jail or church
By QMI Agency
Go to jail or go to church for a year.
That's the unique option being offered to non-violent offenders in a southern Alabama town.
According to The News Tribune, the city judge in Bay Minette will let misdemeanour offenders choose to work off their sentences in jail and pay a fine or go to church every Sunday for a…Continue
This morning, as a serving member of my countrys' Navy, I participated in "Ceremonial Divisions", a formal parade where a visiting dignitary inspects the troops, medals are awarded, speeches are made. At one point during "Divvies", we are ordered to "Remove Headdress" while the School Chaplain recites a prayer.
Anyone have an opinion on what is essentially being ordered to participate in a prayer? While I direct this question to serving or former members of the Armed…Continue