|UCC's Doreen Arnold|
Council member John Cusick made the motion to extract this grant, and everyone agreed.
The 187' tall steeple was touted as a "landmark" and as a "beacon of hope and faith " That's precisely why no government funds should be invested.
I have no problem with grants to fund secular projects at a religious institution. But church and government should be kept apart. As Justice George Carlin once observed, "My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death."