Should prayer and religion be taken of the radio and tv sattions?

United States
December 23, 2006 2:13pm CST
I recieved a rather disturbing email the other day from my sister. It was about how the same woman who petitioned that prayer and Bible reading should be taken out of schools and won, is now petitioning to be heard by congress about taking prayer and religion off the the tv and radio stations. She has had over 200,000 people sign a petition saying this should be done, and has been granted a hearing. If she wins there will no longer be church progrmas broadcast on t.v. or radio sations, no more chrsistian music, or religious talk shows on the radio. I am apalled at this. It is one thing to take it out of schools, and another to obliterate it completely. Is this not infringing on our civil liberties and rights? I am not saying only Chrsitian programs should be aloud, I think everyone should have the right to practice and enjoy their religion freely, but how can that be done if we are banning it from public completely. I am a Christian and not afraid to say it, however I a not against anyone being different from me, and do not wish anyone ill harm. I just don't see how having church programs on t.v. on Sunday, or having a Christian talk show on the radio is harming this woman or anyone else. If you don't like it, don't watch or listen. What are your opinions on this?
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@disvachic (10120)
• United States
23 Dec 06
I totally agree with you everybody is entitled to what they want to listen to!! Like you said if they dont like it then just dont listen.There is plenty of music I just dont like so what im going to do make a petition.I just dont listen to it!!Take care and Merry Christmas!!
• United States
23 Dec 06
I agree with you. Its one thing to take it out of public schools because it would be a conflict with the seperation of church and state but it is another to try and impose on freedom of speech by banning it from the airways. It is unconstitutional to not allow religious programming of any type on the radio or television.