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Commissioners Stop Jesus Prayers After Threat By Judge

Sadly, the right to pray “in Jesus’ name” has been halted by an anti-Jesus Judge.

Maryland’s Carroll County Commissioners say they’ll reluctantly obey a federal judge’s order barring them from starting their public meetings with sectarian prayers,” reports OneNewsNow

The five-member, all-Republican board voted 3-2 Tuesday to use only nonsectarian prayers to open their meetings – for now. The resolution runs through Aug. 1, when the board says it hopes the Supreme Court will have ruled on a similar dispute in New York state.

Some commissioners have routinely prayed to Jesus Christ when it was their turn to ask for divine guidance over board proceedings.

Obama Admin: Fighting Terrorism but Supporting Terrorists?

News recently emerged that “the Obama administration is imposing sanctions on an Egypt-based group that has claimed responsibility for attacks against Egyptian officials, Israeli interests and foreign tourists in Cairo and the Sinai peninsula. The State Department said Wednesday [4/9/14] it has designated Ansar Bayt al-Muqadis a ‘foreign terrorist organization.’”

While ostensibly a laudable move, some—many in Egypt—think this announcement is a ruse to portray the Obama administration as committed to combating terrorism, even as it supports the head of the terrorist-snake, the Muslim Brotherhood.

For instance, according to Mustafa Zayid, the Coordinator of the Sufi Coalition Forces in Egypt,

‘They Are Slaughtering Us Like Chickens’: Muslim Persecution Of Christians, December 2013

As happens at Christmas every year throughout the Muslim world, Christians and their churches were especially targeted—from jihadi terror strikes killing worshippers, to measures by Muslim authorities restricting Christmas celebrations. Some incidents follow:

Iraq: “Militants” reported the Associated Press, “targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday. In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital’s southern Dora neighborhood, killing at least 26 people and wounding 38, a police officer said. Earlier, two bombs ripped through a nearby outdoor market simultaneously in the Christian section of Athorien, killing 11 people and wounding 21.”

Official “Willing To Go To Jail” Rather Than Stop Praying “In Jesus’ Name”

Commissioner “willing to go to jail” rather than stop praying “In Jesus’ Name”

A hero has defied a judge’s order by continuing to pray “in Jesus’ name” in public.

“Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier [from Carroll County Maryland] said she’d go to jail for the right to say Jesus during a meeting prayer — just two days after a judge, on the heels of an atheist group’s pressing, issued a preliminary injunction that barred any type of sectarian prayer during government gatherings,” The Blaze reported.

“Ms. Frazier didn’t care. She said, prior to opening with a prayer that invoked Jesus more than once, that: “I’m willing to go to jail for it. I believe this is a fundamental of America, and if we cease to believe that our rights come from God, we cease to be America. We’ve been told to be careful.

‘Milking’ Egypt’s Christian Copts Dry

The Board of Inquiry in Cairo monitoring the “sectarian violence that continues to cross Egypt after the overthrow of President Morsi, has documented in a report released on Tuesday, March 25 the endemic forms of violence and abuse that continue to be perpetrated against Coptic Christians in many parts of the country, particularly in the governorates of Luxor, Sohag and Aswan.” According to this report, “reference is made to abductions [almost always for ransom], expropriation of houses, shops looted where Egyptian Copts continue to be targeted victims.”

In other words, Egypt’s Christians are increasingly being seen and treated, in the words of some early caliphs, as “milk camels” to be milked dry of their money and possessions. (Crucified Again, p. 200)