Atheists Target Gov. Sam Brownback After his Call For Prayer, Fasting

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (REUTERS/Dave Kaup)

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, who will resign his position on Wednesday to begin his role as the Trump administration's ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, is asking the public to pray for the country at large.

But Brownback's public request for invocations and fasting have drawn the ire of some of his atheist activist critics.

The governor issued a proclamation on Monday that invoked George Washington and urged the public to pray for both the state of Kansas and the U.S. as a whole, The Kansas City Star reported.

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