I’d missed this when it happened — a friend brought it to my attention — and some of what U.S. Senator James Lankford has to say in the video below reminded me of the content of this series from a few years ago — here was part one of three: The National Day of Prayer and the Doctrine of “Tolerable Acknowledgment.”
Here was my opening:
An old joke fits here: what do you call the person who graduated last in his law school class? A lawyer.
Sometimes you call them a judge.
Religious Liberty today is treated like a mystery when it’s not — it has a rich, well-articulated history in America that I touch on in that series.
Sen. Lankford does a great job in his Senate floor speech on the topic: