Sunday, August 28, 2016
Police Officer Prays with Flood Victims, Red Cross tells Him to Stop!
Apparently, that whole First Amendment, Freedom of Religion thing is kind of passé for some people at the Red Cross down in Lafayette, Louisiana. I mean, how else could you explain their decision to condemn a police officer for having the audacity to pray with flood victims in need of help?
This past week police officer Clay Higgins stopped by the local Red Cross shelter after work to see how he could be of service to the hurting people of his community. Higgins was still in uniform and carrying a Bible as he spoke and prayed with local residents. After a few minutes on scene he was approached by a Red Cross volunteer who told him that the Red Cross had taken issue with what he was doing and wanted him to leave.
“He said the Red Cross had an issue with me being there. So I asked him what the problem was. He looked down at my Bible and he gestured and said, ‘They have a problem with that.’”.....To Read More.....
My Take - Okay, it's their property and can decide what's done or not done, but I wonder if they would have been willing to stop a Muslim? What's interesting is the red cross symbol is based on the Swiss flag. Placing a cross on their flag was granted to them by the German Emporer pleased with their service, and it clearly was intended as a Christian symbol. Things do change.