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Your Views: No one should force prayers, but expression of faith should be OK
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I agree with Michael W. Parker of Flowery Branch on his views. No one has the right to force prayer or their own belief on anyone.

With that said, I also believe that if I want to put a religious object — i.e., a Ten Commandments sign saying, “Jesus is the reason for the season,” or a cross during Easter — in my yard, I should be allowed. It is a way of expressing my belief; no one has to come to my home to look at what I have in my yard.

I live on a cul-de-sac and the majority of my neighbors would not have a problem with what I do. But someone in the neighborhood could complain and I would have to remove said items. The very few took anything spiritual out of the schools and if they could, would take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance. I am not trying to offend anyone but I am offended when someone tells me how to worship my God.

Lawrence Lewis
Gainesville

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