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Thursday, December 02, 2010


i'm praying (no pun intended) there is something we're missing here. i'm praying (no pun intended) a judge based a custody decision on whether a parent had a religion or not. this CANNOT be. it just can't

Dad: Court took my kids because I’m agnostic

By Daniel Tencer

A divorced Indiana father says he lost custody of his kids because he's agnostic.
Craig Scarberry had joint 50-50 custody of his three children with his ex-wife for four years, until a judge ruled last month that he was to be limited to four hours' visitation time per week and custody once every second weekend.
Scarberry says the only thing he can find in the ruling to justify the change is a superior court commissioner's comment that "the father did not participate in the same religious training as the mother ... father was agnostic." The ruling also stated that "when the father considered himself a Christian, the parties were able to communicate relatively effectively."..........

Editor's note: The following is a transcript of an MSNBC segment in which Cenk Uygu, host of Young Turks, interviews a father who claims he lost custody of his kids because he's agnostic.
Religion is, apparently, not "in" anymore, at least not the way it used to be, according to a new poll. Results show that in a single generation the Christian Church drop-rate has increased five-fold. That's a huge number. Goes on to show that "80% of people raised in a church will disengage before they are 30." On the other hand, there are some people who take religious devotion so seriously that they punish others for not sharing the same beliefs. That's exactly what seems to have happened in an Indiana courtroom recently......................