Judge Asks that Oath Be Changed

This judge has a good point. It will anger many, but however you slice it, he's right:

District Court judge asked local officials this week to remove "so help me God" and other religious references from the courtroom whenever he is presiding. Judge James M. Honeycutt wrote that the court system is seeing an increasing number of people from other cultures that are not necessarily Christian. He asked that the court take extra steps to accommodate such diversity by changing witnesses' oaths, bailiffs' calls and other procedures. "I believe that the burden should not be on those individuals to speak up and request an oath that does not mention God or use the Christian Bible," Honeycutt wrote.

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