facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Atheist group asks Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to remove religious tweet

Freedom From Religion Foundation asks Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to remove tweet that references verse from Bible.
By Danielle Haynes   |   March 21, 2014 at 8:22 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
March 21 (UPI) -- The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation asked Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to take down a tweet he posted referencing a verse from the Bible.

Walker tweeted Sunday, "Philipians 4:13."


That verse reads, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

The atheist group FFRF wants Walker to delete the tweet, citing the separation of church and state.

The group sent a letter to Walker on Tuesday telling him it's "improper for a state employee, much less for the chief executive officer of the state, to use the machinery of the state of Wisconsin to promote personal religious views."

As of Friday morning, the tweet was still on Walker's Twitter page.


[Christian Post]
[FFRF]

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Stratosphere crash driver commits suicide Stratosphere crash driver commits suicide
2
U.S. intercepts two Russian fighter jets near Alaska
3
Pope Francis will name Spokane bishop as the next archbishop of Chicago Pope Francis will name Spokane bishop as the next archbishop of Chicago
4
Police closing in on suspect in Pennsylvania state trooper killing Police closing in on suspect in Pennsylvania state trooper killing
5
Boko Haram, Nigeria negotiating release of kidnapped girls Boko Haram, Nigeria negotiating release of kidnapped girls
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback