The religious books used during the swearing-ins — and the symbolism behind them

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by BA 27 Views

There were a number of notable swearings-in on Wednesday (though the President’s oath arguably received the most attention). Aware of the attention their ceremonies would receive, the five elected officials who began their terms this week chose the religious texts they’d take their oaths on with care. The Bibles — and, in Sen. Jon Ossoff’s case, Hebrew Scripture — that […]