Now Dems want ‘God’ removed from House hearings

images28629It was only a few years ago that the Democratic Party sustained a hugely embarrassing moment at a national convention when members angrily voiced opposition to a reference to God in the party platform.

Delegates in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2012 booed, jeered and shook their fists as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa declared, after calling for a voice vote three times, that a mention of God had been restored to the platform.

Now, the party has proposed rules for the new Congress that eliminate the phrase “so help you God” from the oath witnesses take when they testify before the House. Continue Reading


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