Freedom From Religion Foundation Demands Ban of Pastor for Making Reference to Jesus

Pastor Alvin Dupree Jr.

Alvin Dupree Jr. loves God and it’s not much of a secret around Appleton, Wis.

He’s the pastor of a local church and currently serves on the board of education. His campaign platform boasted that he was a “Man of God First” and he would stand for Christian values.

So when Pastor Dupree was invited to deliver the commencement address at North High School, it should not have surprised anyone when he mentioned his relationship with Jesus Christ and ended his remarks with a hearty “God bless!”

But the Freedom From Religion Foundation says it received a number of complaints and it is demanding the pastor be banned from speaking at graduations or any other public ceremony.

We either stand up and save America or we do nothing and allow the left to prevail.

“We also ask that the (school board) take appropriate actions to condemn Dupree’s unconstitutional conduct, censuring or reprimanding him as appropriate, and taking steps to remove him from the board if necessary,” the FFRF wrote in a threatening letter to the school district.

The FFRF is a Wisconsin-based gaggle of atheists, agnostics and free-thinkers. The group is especially triggered by public utterances of the name Jesus Christ.

“For me, my source of strength is my faith and my relationship with Jesus Christ,” the pastor told a cheering crowd at the graduation ceremony. “It sounds like I got some believers in this room. If you’re here, you believe that, you go ahead and clap your hands. Never succumb to the pressure of being politically correct. “

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[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Todd Starnes and originally published at Fox News. Title changed by P&P.]


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