Texas Congressman Culberson Goes Undercover - Catches Obama Administration in a Lie – Houston National Cemetery Prohibits Christ
by David Bellow on July 27, 2011 at 1:15 PM
Texas Republican Congressman John Culberson went undercover at the Houston National Cemetery and discovered that the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Houston National Cemetery are still prohibiting use of the words “God” or “Jesus” at funeral services of fallen soldiers. We have already seen it all over the news over the last month. The Houston VA Cemetery is unconstitutionally prohibiting people from mentioning God or Jesus Christ in prayers at the Houston National Cemetery memorial services of fallen soldiers. A Federal Judge even issued a Temporary Restraining Order against the Department of Veteran Affairs and Cemetery Director Arleen Ocasio to keep them from prohibiting free speech at the funerals of fallen soldiers. Texas Republican Congressman John Culberson wrote about these shocking allegations in this blog post on TexasGOPVote.
Now Fox News reports that Congressman Culberson has gone undercover and discovered that the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Houston National Cemetery are still prohibiting freedom of religious expression the funeral services.
The Obama Administration has said that they “are not interfering with the prayer said over the graves of veterans” and the VA Press Secretary Josh Taylor says, “The idea that invoking the name of God or Jesus is banned at VA national cemeteries is blatantly false.”
Congressman John Culberson has gone undercover and found that the Obama Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs are not being honest with the American people. Congressman Culberson went undercover on July 8th, 2011 at the Houston National Cemetery and he says, “Right in front of me, the VA directly and deliberately attempted to prevent the VFW from doing their magnificent, spiritual ritual over the grave of this fallen hero." Culberson has called for an investigation of these unconstitutional actions and has called on the Houston National Cemetery Director Arleen Ocasio to resign or be fired. Culberson even went as far as to say that he will defund the salary of Arleen Ocasio if she is not removed by the Obama Administration.
The Obama Administration is openly targeting Christians and their right to freedom of expression. I am thankful that Texas has Congressman Culberson on our side fighting against the radical leftist agenda aimed at trampling on the US Constitution and silencing Christians.