Friday, September 21, 2007
God answers Law Suit
I understand the point the State Senator Ernie Chambers is trying to make; however, I think all he did for his cause was give Christian’s a laugh at his expense.
Perhaps there was a better way to go about it all? I really don’t know. As Jim Morrison would say:
“People are strange when you’re a stranger” or perhaps
“Time to live, time to lie, Time to laugh, time to die”
The Associated press story:
"A State legislator who filed a lawsuit against God has gotten something he might not have expected: a response. One of two court filings from "God" came Wednesday under otherworldly circumstances, according to John Friend, clerk of the Douglas County District Court in Omaha.
"This one miraculously appeared on the counter. It just all of a sudden was here — poof!" Friend said.
Chambers, a self-proclaimed agnostic who often criticizes Christians, said his filing was triggered by a federal lawsuit he considers frivolous. He said he's trying to makes the point that anybody can sue anybody.
Not so, says "God." His response argues that the defendant is immune from some earthly laws and the court lacks jurisdiction.
It adds that blaming God for human oppression and suffering misses an important point.
"I created man and woman with free will and next to the promise of immortal life, free will is my greatest gift to you," according to the response, as read by Friend.
There was no contact information on the filing, although St. Michael the Archangel is listed as a witness, Friend said. "