The House passed a similar measure earlier in the year and The Christian Post reports that the
Becket Fund for Religious Liberty supports the bill, according to legal counsel Daniel Blomberg.
Our representatives and special interests groups seem confident in their chances to overrule FEMA's
ban; however, SCOTUS may have something to say. In Lemon v. Kurtzman, Chief Justice Burger
introduced what is known as the lemon test, a three-pronged test for laws dealing with the Establishment Clause. To pass muster, a statute must have
- A Secular Legislative Purpose
- Principal Effect that Neither Advances Nor Inhibits Religion
- Must not foster Excessive Government Entanglement with Religion.
the history of scandals such as the IRS, the ban will need to be concisely written with very specific
criteria leaving no room for interpretation.