Democrats Nix ‘So Help Me God’ from Swearing-in Oath

Since taking control of the House, Democrat leaders of several key committees have nixed the phrase “so help me God” from a swearing-in oath for individuals testifying before them.  “I think God belongs in religious institutions: in temple, in church, in cathedral, in mosque — but not in Congress,” said Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee. What Republicans are doing, he continued, “is using God.”  “And God doesn’t want to be used,” he said.  Rev. Franklin Graham has blasted the move as backward.  “We need more of God, not less! What @RepCohen is suggesting is what Communism did in Eastern Europe & is still doing in places around the world like Cuba.”  Read more: https://www.christianpost.com/news/democrats-nix-so-help-me-god-from-swearing-in-oath-conservatives-rankled.html