Joy Behar Asks Miss America: Would You Vote For An Atheist?January 29, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Posted in NewsRealBlog | Leave a comment
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by Walter Hudson, contributed to David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog
17-year-old Miss Nebraska, Teresa Scanlan, won the 2011 Miss America Crown(…)
Pageant judge Joy Behar asked the contestant whether she would vote for an atheist.
“Yes,” she answered.
She’s not old enough to vote yet, but when Scanlan is of age, her vote will be based on political policies, not on religion.
Scanlan’s response is in keeping with the ongoing results of an online poll at the website God Discussion, a site which deems itself “a place for seekers who do not want to go to church.” At the time of this writing, of 323 respondents, 93% agree with Scanlan. A mere 5% have said they would not vote for an atheist, with only 2% unsure.
Surely, this is not a scientific poll. However, there are more reliable statistics which prompted the question.
Read on at David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog…