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neilmarr
Catch this from last week:

***By NATE JENKINS
Associated Press Writer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A judge has thrown out a Nebraska legislator's lawsuit against God, saying the Almighty wasn't properly served due to his unlisted home address. State Sen. Ernie Chambers filed the lawsuit last year seeking a permanent injunction against God.

He said God has made terroristic threats against the senator and his constituents in Omaha, inspired fear and caused "widespread death, destruction and terrorization of millions upon millions of the Earth's inhabitants."

Chambers has said he filed the lawsuit to make the point that everyone should have access to the courts regardless of whether they are rich or poor.

On Tuesday, however, Douglas County District Court Judge Marlon Polk ruled that under state law a plaintiff must have access to the defendant for a lawsuit to move forward.

"Given that this court finds that there can never be service effectuated on the named defendant this action will be dismissed with prejudice," Polk wrote.

Chambers, who graduated from law school but never took the bar exam, thinks he's found a hole in the judge's ruling.

"The court itself acknowledges the existence of God," Chambers said Wednesday. "A consequence of that acknowledgment is a recognition of God's omniscience."

Therefore, Chambers said, "Since God knows everything, God has notice of this lawsuit."

Chambers has 30 days to decide whether to appeal. He said he hasn't decided yet.

Chambers, who has served a record 38 years in the Nebraska Legislature, is not returning next year because of term limits. He skips morning prayers during the legislative session and often criticizes Christians.***

Surely papers could be served upon one of God's agents -- there's no shortage of folks claiming to be his official representatives on earth. Cheers. Neil
 
Hypatia
Alright. So 'god' is considered served.

How is he going to defend himself should the case proceed? Oh, but of course he'll need an earthly representative for that as well.

I call lame.



 
derF
I am sure that God would be able to avoid prosecution simply by claiming mental incompetence. After all, who amongst us truly know what this ethereal God's true intentions are?
I'll drink to that. Or anything else for that matter.
 
Doubting Thomas
Therefore, Chambers said, "Since God knows everything, God has notice of this lawsuit."


He does have a point there. The question is, though, if God doesn't show up for court, will the court issue a warrant for his arrest?
You're just jealous because the voices are talking to me and not you.
 
derF
Doubting Thomas wrote:
Therefore, Chambers said, "Since God knows everything, God has notice of this lawsuit."


He does have a point there. The question is, though, if God doesn't show up for court, will the court issue a warrant for his arrest?


And how could one hope to win a lawsuit against someone who has the ability to pull ALL of the strings? God luck!
I'll drink to that. Or anything else for that matter.
 
Sinny
LOL I love this Country. Smile A lawsuit against the god. I wonder how much money he was suing for.

Well since the god never answers I guess he could try serving the Pope or Billy Graham to speak for it. Yeah Hypatia still lame. Then again lawyers speak on behalf of their clients who are too incompetent to speak for themselves. Wink
 
Bob of QF
Amusing.

However, the original lawyer has a point: by bringing suit, he might just get one or two people to think about it a bit.

What's wrong with that?

I think: nothing at all.

Thinking's the antithesis of religion.
Quantum Junction: Use both lanes

Reality is that which is left, after you stop believing.
 
Hypatia
Bob wrote:
Thinking's the antithesis of religion.


Ramen to that.

 
RayvenAlandria
I think this is rather funny.
Notice how the courts didn't state that Gawdfairy didn't exists, they claim he can't be served because they don't know his address.

Watch them dance, it's funny.
 
catman
Rayven, you are right. That is hilarious!
"If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas." - General Sheridan
 
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