Speaking last was Hudelson, who himself is a preacher. He made clear his views that the United States is a Christian nation.
“I think it’s very important,” Hudelson said. “We just proclaimed Constitution Week. You know what was said at the end of the [Revolutionary] war? A treaty in Paris that said ‘In the name of the most holy and undivided trinity.’ You don’t get that from the Quran. You get it from the Bible. You get it from Christianity. That’s our heritage.”
After this, Hudelson motioned to accept the resolution with the stipulation that this be a Christian itemThe City Attorney told Council that this amendment would violate the Establishment Clause, but nevertheless Council passed it. The Resolution is subject to a 30-day review period, and the City Attorney will now rewrite it to comply with Council's amendment.