The state of Georgia is suffering from an unprecedented drought - so severe that the populous could literally run out of water. The entire southeastern region is suffering and Churches throughout the region have been scheduling special prayer services.
The Governor of Georgia, Sonny Perdue, has already declared a state of emergency. He has also schedule a special prayer service to pray for this severe regional drought. Purdue sent invitations to leaders of different faiths for this prayer event.
Ed Buckner of the Atlanta Freethought Society does not want people to think about prayer, especially the Governer. As Buckner puts it, "He has no right to make a religious statement."
The governor's prayer service is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13, 2007 outside the state Capital.
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