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Florida Deputy Suspended For Leaving "Obama Prayer" On Co-Worker's Desk

January 04, 2011  | 


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A Manatee County Sheriff's Office sergeant was suspended without pay for almost 26 hours after he labeled a scripture passage in a Bible as "the Obama prayer" and left it on co-worker's desk, reports the Bradenton Herald.

The highlighted scripture was Psalm 109, which reads in part, "Let his days be few, and let another take his office."

The co-worker is also a corrections sergeant and is black. She said she was offended when she found the Bible and considered what she saw to be a threat against the president.

Read the full story at Bradenton.com.


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