Thursday, September 09, 2010

et tu connecticut/hartford?

don't get me wrong, i don't want ANY prayers at town, city, state or national meetings. separation of church and state and all. yeah, that lil' thing

HOWEVER, the world is NOT going to come to an end if an imam says a prayer. again, i don't want ANY prayers (and i'm incensed at THAT fact, not WHAT prayer is said). i'm no fan of islam, then again, i'm no fan of catholicism, judaism, any protestantisms and on and on.

there are other things we should be worrying about. so demand NO prayer (of ANY kind) in city hall. NONE. then i'm all over being wit cha

Islamic Prayer Proposal At Hartford Council Meeting Draws Fire

The city council's plan to diversify its pre-meeting prayers to include an Islamic invocation — announced days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks — has sparked an outpouring of angry calls and e-mails from infuriated residents.
City Councilman Luis Cotto, who proposed having local imams lead the invocations at council meetings Monday and Sept. 27, said the council's website has been inundated with criticism.
Cotto said his goal in having an Islamic prayer was to protest what he called "the current wave of Islamophobia" in this country. It was also intended, he said, as a commentary on recent events, including the proposed Sept. 11 Quran burning by the leader of a small Florida church and the uproar over a planned mosque near ground zero in New York..........

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