Boatman's Blog – September 2011 Archive (2)

Decisions, decisions......

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…

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Added by Boatman on September 25, 2011 at 6:29am — 6 Comments

"Ordered" to pray?

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…

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Added by Boatman on September 22, 2011 at 12:11pm — 11 Comments

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