Pulse poll

Question of the week: Should civic buildings be used for religious events?

By From page A13 | May 09, 2014

Last week, the Fairfield City Hall council chambers were used for a National Day of Prayer event.

Should civic buildings be used for religious events? Participate in this week’s poll:

Last week’s results:

What’s the most important part of Fairfield’s train station project?

Nothing: 61 percent

All of it: 16 percent

Improving Peabody Road: 14 percent

Train station: 14 percent

Housing: 0 percent

74 Daily Republic voters


Discussion | 6 comments

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  • The MisterMay 04, 2014 - 7:32 am

    Why not? To do otherwise would be discrimination. You are a tolerant lot, aren't you? Or are you only tolerant of others when they agree with you?

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  • SalMay 04, 2014 - 10:37 am

    So can atheists use the city hall to prove there is no God?

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  • The MisterMay 04, 2014 - 10:59 am

    Why not? They pay their taxes, don't they? But I'm sure you'd expect them to be "tolerant", wouldn't you?

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  • The SugarJarMay 04, 2014 - 1:19 pm

    @Sal, of course not! Athiests can no more prove there is no God than Believers can prove there is--to those who have the opposite viewpoint. My problem (with usage of public/civic facilities) is both the lack of diversity and the seeemin lack of acceptance that there are different viewpoints. The work, as i see it, is in the coexistence with, rather than the excluusion of, the "different."

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  • CD BrooksMay 04, 2014 - 11:09 am

    Atheists should have a presence.The question becomes would the "good Christians" be tolerant?

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  • Hell yes 4 U CDMay 04, 2014 - 11:18 am

    Very tolerant of your choice...

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