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When Atheists go to court, do they have to swear on the bible?

I always wondered..

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 1:26 AM on Jul. 29, 2010 in Religious Debate

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  • LOL i would think so
    DeeMarie87

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 1:26 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I've done civil court a couple of times and there was no Bible anywhere.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:27 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • People only swear on a bible in a courtroom on TV and in movies.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:27 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • i don't think anyone has to swear on the Bible. do they even do that anymore?
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 1:27 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • No one swears on a Bible in court. That's not something that happens in a real courtroom. It only happens on tv & in movies.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 1:32 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • no, and why single out atheists? what about non-Abrahamic religions?
    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 1:32 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • LMAO. Love it.
    3lilqts

    Answer by 3lilqts at 1:33 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • Does anyone have to swear on the Bible anymore?
    dragonlady44

    Answer by dragonlady44 at 1:46 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • Wow shows you how much I believe from the tv hahahaha had no idea the bible was only sworn on in the movies and tv. Makes sense though your not supposed to swear in Gods name so why on the bible :) see you(as in me :) really can learn something everyday.
    crazymom21

    Answer by crazymom21 at 3:05 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • No it isn't done any more except where NP specified.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 4:10 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

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