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Atheists Attacking Program to Lower Crime
October 15th, 2013

(Nathan Cherry) Leave it to atheists to attack a program aimed at lowering crime. Yet, that is exactly what they are doing in Alabama because of a program to bring clergy to crime scenes to counsel people. A recent article states: “Operation Good Shepherd aims to send Christian clergy to crime scenes to counsel victims and witnesses.  The clergy are volunteers. Members of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and American Atheists oppose the program.  They say it raises constitutional concerns because it favors one belief system.” 

 

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