So people swear on the bible in court (or whatever religious text they want), but does anyone know what atheists do? I mean if I was ever in that situation and they told me to swear on some religious text I'd probably just laugh at them. Has anyone had experience with this?

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Comment by Wayne Edgar on May 7, 2011 at 11:29am

I've heard of people explaining their religious view to the judge and then making a statement like "I solemnly affirm to tell the truth."

Comment by James kelsey on May 7, 2011 at 1:24pm

I PRAY that one day I'll have to give witness in a court that requires swearing on a bible...

 

PLEASE... to all the Gods, Let me be called to the witness stand and be asked to swear on that cursed object... Please... give me the opportunity to say "NO"... 

 

When a court in the USA brings out a bible they are instantly promoting one particular religion and are against everything the U.S Constitution stands for.

 

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