Older male in VA
sweetlittlemargie: From a Friend ... GOD & COUNTRY ~ So Help me God ... I love this !!!
This is by a daughter of a murdered couple in Raytown, MO, who had a Bible and Bookstore on 63rd street.
She says: "When I had 2 testify at the murder trial of my parents a week ago, I was asked 2 raise my right hand. The bailiff started out, "Do u swear 2 tell the truth, the whole truth & nothing but the truth?"
I stood there & waited but she said nothing. She said "Do u?"
I was so stunned I blurted out "What happened 2 'so help me God?' "
She came back with "Do u?"
I replied yes, but I was perplexed
Then the judge said. "u can say that if u want 2"
I stopped, raised my right hand & finished with: "So help me God!"
I told my son & daughter that when it came time 4 them to testify, they should do the same
I don't know what can b done about it but it's time 4 us 2 step up & DO something
NBC this morning had a poll on this question. They had the highest number of responses that they have ever had for one of their polls and the percentage was the same as this:
86% 2 keep the words, 14% against...
That is a pretty 'commanding' public response. I was asked 2 send this on if I agreed .... or delete if I didn't
Now it is ur turn. It is said that 86% of Americans believe in God.
Therefore, I have a very hard time understanding why there is such a mess about having 'In God We Trust' on our money & having God in The Pledge of Allegiance. Why is America-- our nation -- catering 2 this 14%? YES, WHY??
If u agree pass this on, if not simply delete ....