Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Two Very Different Takes on the Phrase “So Help Me God”

"Two very different takes on the phrase 'so help me God'" -- my first guest post at Friendly Atheist. 

The news that an atheist airman refused to sign an oath that contained the words “so help me God” last month, and was subsequently denied reenlistment, has drawn some interesting responses. Among others, Law Professor Eugene Volokh and former United States Congressman Allen West have weighed in. Their takes are so profoundly different as to provide a useful study in contrasts.

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