The case, brought by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, an advocacy group in Washington, has been widely viewed as a major challenge to the White House's faith-based initiative, President Bush's attempt to deliver more government funding to religious groups that provide social services, particularly in prisons.Nope, you can't have those crazy Jesus people trying to convert prison inmates. What good would come of that?
Can someone please explain to me the harm being done. There are many, many examples of violent criminals who turned their lives around with help from this program.
As vice-president of the Sons of Silence biker gang, Ron Gruber knew the taste of power. He told those underneath him what to do and they did it. "I had drugs. I had women. I had a nice gun. I filled myself up any way I could."Oh wait, I forgot how well we are doing with the traditional corrections system.
Perhaps the only way to turn criminals into productive citizens is to change their hearts. But that is now unconstitutional.