Obama Administration Opposes Prayer at WWII Memorial

From Front Porch Politics:

Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are expressing outrage after the Obama administration announced its objection to adding President Franklin Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The objection was noted during a congressional hearing on Rep. Bill Johnson’s, R-Ohio, bill — the “World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2011.”

“It is unconscionable that the Obama administration would stand in the way of honoring our nation’s distinguished World War II veterans,” Johnson said. “President Roosevelt’s prayer gave solace, comfort and strength to our nation and our brave warriors as we fought against tyranny and oppression.”

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  1. Jon Crawford says

    Maybe if they rewrote the prayer and addressed it to Allah, Obama would approve.

  2. James V. Lacy says

    Perhaps something he would have learned at that Basuki Muslim school in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1969-1971, which he has acknowledged attending? Hillary Clinton’s campaign dug up that detail, but CNN assures us it was not a “madrassa” school that taught violence against Christianity, it was just a normal Muslim school in Indonesia. They know because they interviewed one of Obama’s classmates, Bandug Winadijanto.

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