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Dos Equis:

--- Quote from: Skeletor on June 18, 2024, 06:05:55 PM ---Texas megachurch pastor Robert Morris resigns after "inappropriate sexual behavior" with 12-year-old



Robert Morris, the founder and senior pastor at Gateway Church in North Texas, resigned from his position on Tuesday after allegations of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the 1980s recently came to light.

On Tuesday, the Board of Elders at Gateway Church, a multi-site megachurch based in Southlake, released a statement saying they accepted Morris' resignation and plan to conduct a thorough "review of the report of past abuse to ensure we have a complete understanding of the events."

Morris allegedly had a sexual relationship with a minor between 1982 and 1987, when he was a traveling Evangelist in his early 20s. On June 14, Cindy Clemishire, whose parents had befriended Morris, publicly accused the pastor of repeatedly molesting her during that period.

Morris founded the church's first location in Southlake in 2000. The evangelical church, one of the largest in the U.S., has grown to nine campuses in North Texas.

https://www.cbsnews.com/texas/news/robert-morris-resigns-texas-pastor-gateway-church/

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I don't know anything about this dude and I am not defending his reprehensible conduct.  I do question why this is an issue 37 years after the fact?   

That said, I have no problem with a lifetime banishment for people who abuse kids.

Dos Equis:

--- Quote from: Skeletor on June 19, 2024, 01:06:00 PM ---Surely this will end up in court.


Louisiana law signed, first in US to require Ten Commandments in the classroom

Louisiana public schools will now be required to display the Ten Commandments in every classroom, following a new law signed on Wednesday by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry.

The first state to take such action, Louisiana's legislation mandates a poster-sized display of the religious rules in “large, easily readable font” for kindergarten classrooms up to state-funded universities starting in 2025.

"If you want to respect the rule of law you've got to start from the original law given, which was Moses," Landry said during the bill-signing ceremony.

The crowd applauded and one "amen" was heard while the governor spoke.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/06/19/ten-commandments-required-louisiana-classrooms-law/74150508007/

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I don't agree with this.

Skeletor:

--- Quote from: Dos Equis on June 19, 2024, 01:41:16 PM ---I don't know anything about this dude and I am not defending his reprehensible conduct.  I do question why this is an issue 37 years after the fact?   

That said, I have no problem with a lifetime banishment for people who abuse kids.

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That is secondary. I say prison/execution first.

Dos Equis:

--- Quote from: Skeletor on June 19, 2024, 01:49:18 PM ---That is secondary. I say prison/execution first.

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No argument from me.

Humble Narcissist:

--- Quote from: Skeletor on June 19, 2024, 01:06:00 PM ---Surely this will end up in court.


Louisiana law signed, first in US to require Ten Commandments in the classroom

Louisiana public schools will now be required to display the Ten Commandments in every classroom, following a new law signed on Wednesday by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry.

The first state to take such action, Louisiana's legislation mandates a poster-sized display of the religious rules in “large, easily readable font” for kindergarten classrooms up to state-funded universities starting in 2025.

"If you want to respect the rule of law you've got to start from the original law given, which was Moses," Landry said during the bill-signing ceremony.

The crowd applauded and one "amen" was heard while the governor spoke.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/06/19/ten-commandments-required-louisiana-classrooms-law/74150508007/

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The 10 commandments are Old Testament or the lesser law. Why do Christians push for this stuff instead of New Testament "Love they neighbor as thyself?"

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