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Well forget the national day of prayer to -- -- Charlotte mayor and newly minted Obama cabinet member Anthony Foxx is proclaimed today.
A national day of reason for his city saying the application of reason.
More than any other means has proven to offer hope for human survival.
CEO and president of Concerned Women for America penny Nance joins us fly right -- morning and good morning -- OK so today is the national day of prayer.
This -- mr.
fox guys calling it a national day of reason what's going on there.
Well I'm not sure I mean he comes from North Carolina which has the seventh highest church attendance clearly he's not running for reelection since he's up for transportation secretary but.
You know and -- Chester -- said that the doctor -- original sin is the only one in which we have.
Three and a half thousand years of empirical evidence to back -- Clearly we need faith is a component and it's just silly pressed it to say otherwise.
You know the age of in -- -- gave way to moral relativism.
And moral relativism is what led us all the way down the dark path to the Holocaust.
And I -- just got back from Jerusalem.
Where I saw -- -- the -- with -- in the Holocaust.
Where there was thousands and thousands issues of little children who died -- that how one and a half million.
Dark periods of history is what -- rise that -- -- relieved got out of the equation.
-- pay we should point out that this national day of reason we it was created by the American humanist association with an atheist organization.
It was created to raise awareness about government threats to religious liberty and to -- the profile of the non religious community.
What what's troubling to some though is that they -- you know they would take the national day of prayer.
And then essentially co opting it by say OK it's also a national day of reason it looks like they're just trying to get some publicity to get us talking about it.
Well -- stated here we are about what a great opportunity to talk about the difference you know John Adams said that our constitution be -- -- On a more on religious hate people by contrast now said that morality arrives at the muzzle of the gun.
We must have faith in god in order to arrive at the very things they want -- did they want to contend for their beliefs and I support that.
Welcome to the argument we think our ideas are better.
Right she is the CEO and president of Concerned Women for America.
Penny -- we thank you very much thank you joining us on this national prayer day people wanna -- go ahead if they don't want to know it's America you don't have to.
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