Sent by cousin Lisa Velasquez
Have you heard about this case? Great answer from the
In , an atheist became incensed over the
preparation of and holidays. He
decided to contact his lawyer about the discrimination
inflicted on atheists by the constant celebrations
afforded to Christians and Jews with all their
holidays, while atheists had no holiday to celebrate.
The case was brought before a judge. After listening
to the long passionate presentation by the lawyer, the
Judge banged his gavel and declared, "Case
The lawyer immediately stood and objected to the
ruling and said, "Your Honor, how can you possibly
dismiss this case? The Christians have Christmas,
Easter, and many other observances. The Jews have
, , and ... yet my client
and all other atheists have no such holiday!"
The judge leaned forward in his chair and simply said,
"Obviously your client is too confused to even know
about, much less celebrate his own atheists' holiday!"
The lawyer pompously said, "Your Honor, we are unaware
of any such holiday for atheists. Just when might that
holiday be, your Honor?"
The judge said, "Well it comes every year on exactly
the same date---April 1st! Our calendar sets April 1st
as ' .' Consider what Psalm 14:1 states,
"The fool says in his heart, there is no God." Thus,
in my opinion, if your client says there is no God,
then by scripture, he is a fool, and April 1st is his
holiday! Now have a good day and get out of my courtroom!"