Creationist Ken Ham still doesn’t understand why the state of Kentucky rescinded potential tax breaks from his Ark Encounter theme park.
The short explanation is that the park — a for-profit business — was discriminating in its hiring. You can’t do that if you want the subsidies.
But that hasn’t stopped Ham from filing a lawsuit against the state.
Today, Ham defended his position by posting letters from children urging Governor Steve Beshear to allow proselytizing and discriminatory hiring because… Jesus.
Like this 9-year-old:
Let them have the rights to have Christian people work there! If you started a company and you did not let Christian people work there and Christian people in another state told you you should let them work there and talk about God and you did not want them to talk about God, it wouldn’t be fair… We aren’t letting a different religion boss us and tell us we can’t have [Christian] Ark with Christian people working and talking about God.
In other words, the kid appears to have the same understanding of the law that Ham does. They don’t realize that the same law preventing an atheist group from receiving tax breaks for a business that says “We’re not hiring Christians” is in effect here. (It’s not even Ham’s first time using kids’ letters in defense of his silly beliefs.)
Only in Ham’s world is it unconstitutional to follow the Constitution.
The best part is the disclaimer at the bottom of his post:
This item was written with the assistance of AiG’s research team.
He needed a “research team” to assist with the posting of children’s faulty arguments. It’s the same team, I’m sure, that put together the Creation Museum.