Given the fact that prayer has fallen out of favor in GOP Legislative District 28, this recent East Valley Tribune column — “21st century war on God loses battle in Gilbert“ — by Linda Turley-Hansen holds particular relevance.
Anita Christy of the first-rate Gilbert Watch, attended the Gilbert Public School Governing Board meeting and superbly describes the outcome of the debate regarding the exclusion of an opening prayer at the board meetings, as well as its controversial replacement by the politically correct “moment of silence.”
But Gilbert citizens frustrated with the lack of an invocation asking blessings on the public meetings have prevailed. The board has finally returned the prayer.
God bless them — and their tenacity.
God is on a roll!
We are happy to announce that prayer has also returned to Republican Legislative District 28.
District Chairman Scott O’Connor, allowed the meeting to begin with an invocation Tuesday evening, February 11, 2014. This memory refresher from December 2013 provides the background