For the government to take on the task of promoting 'godly principles,' it would first have to determine what’s godly and what’s not. It would have to elevate one version of faith over others and never be neutral on matters of theology.
“Secretary Pompeo cannot use his official position and government resources to proselytize and impose his faith on the rest of us – those are fundamental violations of the separation of religion and government,” said Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United.
You don’t have to be a cynic to question the timing of this eruption of God talk. We have an administration that claims to be championing Christian values at a time when news headlines every day expose more rot and corruption within it.