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  • Paul Roche

    Contempt of court?

    • perthaussieguy

      If he is telling the truth then ……

    • Tanya Wicht

      This terrifies me, if I ever went to court, how could I not find the court contemptible, it is for sale, freedom only for those who can afford to pay more – no real justice. Ruled by too many old men with horrible standards, truly contemptible!

  • Shivers

    Is it obstruction of justice? Fear of reprisal EG organised crime hits? Conflict of interest? Context is everything.

  • Nerd RN

    So what if an Atheist is taking this oath? They can reply yes but intentionally lie because they don’t believe in the entity that they are swearing upon?

    Always wondered this…

    • Tanya Wicht

      In some places Atheists are allowed to “solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm” instead of swearing. (Although the whole thing is a bit pointless, considering how many swear on a bible then lie their asses off!)

    • Paul Roche

      The text is symbolic. The promise to the court is what is legally binding. Atheists in the US often swear on the constitution. But you don’t have to have any text, you just have to make the promise.

  • PATMAN

    Fuck, yeah.

  • Glaarg

    Guilty!!!

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