Huh? Atheist activists complain over gospel music, ‘God’ in MLK Day celebration

Huh? Atheist activists complain over gospel music, ‘God’ in MLK Day celebration

[Ed. – They sure wouldn’t have liked Martin Luther King, Jr., then, since he was a Christian minister who quoted the Bible and talked about God all the time — including his famous speech on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.]

The good people of Hobbs, New Mexico are under siege from a Wisconsin-based group of atheists, agnostics and free-thinkers who are angry that gospel songs were performed during a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program.

“It is laudable that the city is celebrating Dr. King and promoting unity within the community,” Freedom From Religion Foundation legal fellow Christopher Line wrote in a letter to city leaders. “However, including gospel music and religious messages in the celebration is inappropriate.”

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is a Wisconsin-based group of atheists, agnostics and free-thinkers that are on a mission to eradicate Christianity from the public square.

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On Jan. 15 the city hosted an MLK Day march and program at Booker T. Washington Elementary School.

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