"As a matter of historical fact, the exact prayers given in the first Congress explicitly referred to Jesus Christ," according to a 50-page legal brief the county filed Tuesday.
In addition, as recently as July 19, a prayer that said "in the name of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ," was made at the opening of the U.S. House of Representatives, the brief said.
Forget the legalities involved for a moment. Do any of you really think your lives have been diminished in some way because such words are uttered in legislative chambers? Do any of you really think your lives will be improved in some way if sch words are forbidden?