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July 23rd, 2007, 06:59 AM
Alabama Governor Bob Riley’s official proclamation and press release beseeching the citizens of Alabama to pray for rain on June 28 was a waste of tax-payer’s time and money and probably violated the Alabama State Constitution.

Blair Scott, the Alabama State Director for American Atheists said, “Does the Governor of Alabama have nothing better to do with our tax-payer’s money than to issue official press releases and proclamations for our citizens to grovel to a non-existent deity?” Blair continued, “Instead of praying for rain, perhaps Gov. Riley should be working on resolving the issues caused by the drought or making preparations for an extended drought or another drought in the future.”

http://atheists.org/Seems out of line to me.